Lindsay Oesterritter is currently a full-time studio potter in Manassas Virginia. She is a co-president of the Studio Potter Board and co-organizer of Southern Crossing Pottery Festival held in her hometown of Louisville KY. Most recently in 2021 Lindsay was awarded an Innovation Award from the Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen from a piece juried into the Strictly Functional Pottery National. In 2020 she published her first book, Mastering Kilns & Firing. She earned her MFA from Utah State University in Logan Utah. She held the position of Assistant Professor of Ceramics at Western Kentucky University (2009-2015) and earned Associate Professor in 2015. Lindsay had the fortune to be a resident artist at Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts in Gatlinburg and in Australia at Strathnairn Arts Association. She has had the opportunity to lead workshops, curate exhibitions, lecture and exhibit nationally and internationally and is continually inspired by the craft community.