Jeff Guido received his Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in 1986 from The School of Fine and Performing Arts, Wayne State University in Detroit, MI. Since that time he has worked solely in both non-profit and commercial enterprises all focused on the Ceramic Arts. Guido began his professional career in 1985 at Pewabic Pottery, a non-profit ceramic arts learning center located in Detroit, MI. In 1991 Guido started Habatat/Shaw Gallery, a space committed to the exhibition and sale of historic, modern and contemporary ceramic sculpture. He continued in that capacity as owner/director until he made the decision to close the gallery and return to his studio. In January 2003, he became Artistic Director at The Clay Studio in Philadelphia, where he oversees the Studios Artist and Exhibition programs.