John Reinking is a ceramic artist whose work includes one of a kind functional and sculptural ceramics. He has exhibited throughout the country and his work is held in numerous international and national private collections.
He has exhibited at the Noyes Museum of Art, The Baltimore Clayworks, The Potters Shop, The Clay Institute in Pittsburgh, PA, MT Burton Gallery, as well as Mikhail Zakin Gallery in Demarest, NJ. He exhibits in numerous group shows each year. He is currently represented by several galleries including: Peters Valley Gallery in Layton, NJ as well as Connexions Gallery in Easton, PA.
John’s work has been included in the Lark books Publication, “500 Raku.” and in 2011 he presented a lecture entitled "Suburban Wood and Soda Firing" at the annual conference for NCECA (National Council for the Education in the Ceramic Arts). His article "Experiments in Suburban Woodfiring"was published in the International Woodfiring publication, The Log Book in August 2013.
John graduated with a BFA from Rutgers Mason Gross School of the Arts, in New Brunswick NJ. He received his MFA from Marywood University in Scranton PA. He currently is the Head of Ceramics at the Center for Contemporary Art in Bedminster, NJ as well as being an adjunct professor at Raritan Valley Community College and the County College of Morris of New Jersey.