Rik joined the Shelburne Craft School community in 2004, studying with Loreta Lanquet and Hoyt Berringer. In 2006, he started teaching kids clay classes at Burlington City Arts and became a studio assistant at the Shelburne Craft School. He is now the Craft School’s ceramics studio manager, teaches kids clay on the wheel, adult classes and is the community outreach instructor for the Mobius Mentoring program. He manages the open-studio schedule, studio monitors, kiln fires, and oversees equipment maintenance and supply ordering.
Rik’s work can be seen at Shelburne Craft School.