Aurore Chabot is Professor of Ceramic Art in the School of Art at the University of Arizona. She was Publications Director on the Board of Directors of the National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts (NCECA) and was made Fellow of the Council in 2005. She completed two major national public art commissions, both ceramic murals installed on the UA’s Marley Building and at Sky Harbor International Airport in Phoenix. Her work has been included in over 100 exhibitions and reproduced in influential art publications, including the Sculpture Reference Illustrated by Arthur Williams, and Ceramics, Ways of Creation, An Exploration of 36 Contemporary Ceramic Artists & Their Work by Richard Zakin. She was juror of the All Arizona Clay Exhibition 2008, at The Shemer Art Center, Phoenix, Arizona. Her artwork is in private and public collections, including those of The Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC; The Taipei CountyYingge Ceramics Museum, Taiwan; The Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson; and The Pushkin Museum, Moscow, and has exhibited work in several national and regional art exhibitions, including the A.I.R. Gallery, New York City. She has completed several residencies including the Archie Bray Foundation, Helena, MT; Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts, Maine; The McDowell Artists Colony, Peterborough, NH and the University of South Australia, Adelaide. Aurore was granted sabbatical leaves in 2011 and 2018 to research Tibetan Buddhist art, a new influence on her art, in museum collections in the United States. In Fall 2014 Aurore was visiting artist and included in the exhibition, 50 from Six, at Southern Utah University, Cedar City, UT and was included in NCECA’s Shapers of the Field, Fellows & Honorees of NCECA Invitational Exhibition, Leedy Voulkos Art Center, Kansas City, MO. She is currently developing several projects that include paper, clay and/or mixed media.