Craft & Material Studies

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Ebitenyefa Baralaye

Assistant Professor / Section Head of Ceramics

MFA, Cranbrook Academy of Art
BFA, Rhode Island School of Design

ebaralaye@collegeforcreativestudies.edu

Research Interests:

Ebitenyefa Baralaye is a ceramicist, sculptor, and designer. His work explores cultural, spiritual, and material translations of form/objects, text, and symbols interpreted through a diaspora lens and abstracted around the aesthetics of craft and design.

Professional Experience:

Baralaye received a BFA in Ceramics from the Rhode Island School of Design and an MFA in Ceramics from the Cranbrook Academy of Art. Baralaye was an Emerging Artists Program recipient at the Museum of the African Diaspora in 2017 and an AICAD Teaching Fellow at the San Francisco Art Institute from 2016 to 2018. He is currently an Assistant Professor and Section Head of Ceramics at the College for Creative Studies.