Doug Peltzman was born and raised on Long Island, NY. He is a lifelong skateboarder and has been making pots since 2003. Since graduating with his MFA from Penn State in 2010, he established a pottery studio with his wife, Pam, in Shokan, NY. He is a father to three young children, a dedicated husband, and a full time studio potter. He has had the honor of being both a juror and curator of national exhibitions and has taught workshops at many art centers and universities throughout the United States. Doug is a founding member of Objective Clay and creator/organizer of the Hudson Valley Pottery Tour. His work has been featured in many national publications and can be found in homes and kitchens across the country.