Colleen Sidey is a ceramic artist who currently lives in South Lake Tahoe, CA. Colleen was born and raised in the San Fernando Valley of Los Angeles, CA. In 2004, Colleen graduated with Honors with a Bachelor of Arts in Studio Art from Humboldt State University. She continued her education as an artist-in-residence in the Ceramics Department at San Jose State University from 2005-2007. In 2007 and again in 2014, Colleen was invited back to Humboldt State University as a visiting artist and guest lecturer. She has exhibited her works throughout the United States and has had her art featured in galleries, colleges and at the John Michael Kohler Art Center. Colleen’s sculptures have received numerous awards by noted jurors such as Candice Groot, Richard Shaw, and Patti Warashina. Since 2009, Colleen has worked as an Art Instructor at Lake Tahoe Community College teaching Ceramics and Figure Sculpture classes. She enjoys living in a woodland wonderland surrounded by wildlife and vintage cabins and making art in her home studio.