Mary O'Malley is an American born Ceramic Artist. She graduated from the University of the Arts in Philadelphia with a BFA in Crafts-Ceramics in 2007 and recently received her MA from the Royal College of Art in London. She has had great success in the US with her sculptural tableware "Bottom Feeders", including a solo show at the clay studio, Philadelphia and exhibiting frequently with the American Crafts Council where she was also twice awarded their award of excellence and featured in numerous publications including the Huffington Post and Colossal. She has taught at schools and higher education institutions in the UK and US and was a prominent voice in the student body at the RCA as a student representative of the Ceramics & Glass department and member of ‘The Pedagogy Project’. Mary also teaches at Camden Art Centre. Currently Mary’s work responds to observations of fears within the western psyche and the residual affects of colonialism in globalization, creating relics from a journey towards greater understanding. She now lives and works in London and keeps a studio on Long Island, New York.