Conrad Snider Ceramic Artist


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Conrad Snider – Short Bio

Kansas City Art Institute graduate. Primary assistant to Jun Kaneko for five years, completing projects in California, the Netherlands, Japan. Since 1997, full-time artist creating large-scale ceramic sculpture at Newton, Kansas, studio in converted grain elevator. In private and corporate collections nationwide. Owner of Muddy Elbow Manufacturing/Soldner Clay Mixers. Consultant for large scale art installs worldwide.

Select Commissioned Projects

  • 2018, "Concentricity," Wichita Advanced Learning Library
  • 2016, "Opening Move," Capitol Federal Hall, University of Kansas
  • 2016, Salina Art Center entry mural
  • 2013, ​​“Prairie Sails,” Kansas Leadership Center
  • 2013, Donor Recognition Mural, Prairie Pavilion, Dyck Arboretum
  • 2012, “Harvest Journey,” Bethel College
  • 2011, “Mr. Biggle’s Treasure,” Botanica Children’s Garden 
  • 2010, Nomar International Market, two tile murals and nine finial pots incorporated into architecture, City of Wichita
  • 2008, Entryway sculpture project, Newton High School
  • 2007, Prairie Fence, Dyck Arboretum
  • 2006, “Open Book,” Carriage Factory Gallery
  • 2004, “Woven,” five 6-foot figures, stamped concrete and handmade tiles, Salina Municipal Building 
  • 2004, “A Sense of Place,” Dyck Arboretum
  • 2003,  two steles, Evergreen Park Library
  • 2002, two figures, "Blue Sky," City of Newton 
  • 2001, “Points of Contact," Salina Presbyterian Church