Shane Christensen has been a practicing potter since 1993. He attended Dixie State College and Southern Utah University graduating with a Bachelor’s of Arts degree in Ceramics and Sculpture. In 1999, he earned his Masters of Fine Arts from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania in Ceramics. After graduation, Christensen worked full-time as a Professor of Art at Western Texas College in Snyder, Texas from 1999-2004. He also taught at Snow Canyon High School from 2004-2012 and as an adjunct professor at Dixie State College during the same time. From 2012 to the present Christensen is currently in a full time position at Dixie State University as an Assistant Professor of Art. He also is the Chair of the Visual Arts Department.