Galen is the studio assistant and apprentice at Sedberry Pottery in Burnsville, NC. Galen’s interest in clay peaked during a year off from college when he began helping Ken in his studio and learning the basics of throwing, glazing and firing. Galen then returned to college, receiving a degree in Appropriate Technology. After several years in the solar industry, first as an installer and later as a superintendent overseeing the construction of utility scale solar projects, his hands found their way back to clay. In the past year, Galen has devoted to Sedberry Pottery and the making and investigating of work full time.