Steve Hilton earned his MFA at Arizona State University (2005). He also holds degrees in Art Education and Geology from Missouri State University. His work has been collected by museums, universities and individuals in Slovenia, Thailand, Australia, Austria, Portugal, China, Japan, Canada, Italy, Germany, Romania, USA, and Cuba. He has been juried into international and national exhibitions in conjunction with curated exhibitions in the USA. Steve is a full time ceramics and art education faculty at MSU Texas in Texas and is a Fellow of the Council of NCECA and a member of the International Academy of Ceramics (IAC).