Adam Knoche

Adam Knoche


Adam Knoche (b.1986) is an American ceramic artist who has been working in the field of ceramic art since 2009. Receiving his Master of Fine Art in ceramics from Southern Illinois University of Edwardsville in 2014, and his Bachelor of Fine Art in ceramics from Ball State University in 2010.

Adam’s work has been exhibited nationally and internationally. Most notably, Adam represented the United States at the Korean International Ceramic Biennale in South Korea in 2019. In 2020-2022 Adam exhibited at Galeria Mascota in Mexico City, Mindy Solomon Gallery in Miami, Puls Gallery in Brussels, RO2 Gallery in Dallas TX, CICA Museum in Seoul Korea, AKAR in Iowa, Steinbeisser in Amsterdam, Direcktorenhaus, Berlin, Atilier Odem, Stockholm. Adam’s experience in clay has been obtained from years of experience working in the field. Adam’s career started at Greenwich House Pottery in New York City where he was employed as Studio and Fabrications Manager. Adam has taught at many institutions and Art Schools and now maintains his own studio practice in McKinney, TX.

Adam’s approach to creating ceramic art is derived from materiality, experimentation, memories, and travel. Adam employees both traditional methods of making ceramics and nontraditional ways that he has researched and developed over years of working in clay. Adam’s use of pulverizing clay into powder to create fractured and raw surfaces is a new technique that give his work a unique and authentic aesthetic.