14. Johnson Creek Clay Studio
Rick Hintze – Potter
tour location:
johnson creek clay studio
140 1/2  N. Watertown St.
Johnson Creek, WI



Rick Hintze


Rick Hintze was born in Peoria, Illinois in 1944. He received a B.A. in Art from Knox College in Galesburg, Illinois, an M.A. in Art History from the University of Iowa, Iowa City, and an M.F.A. in Ceramics from the University of Notre Dame, South Bend, Indiana. Rick established the Johnson Creek Clay Studio in Johnson Creek, Wisconsin in 2002 after having taught as Associate Professor of Art at Kirkwood Community College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. He has received numerous awards, including a National Endowment for the Arts Individual Artist Fellowship, an Iowa Arts Council Artist Project Grant and an award of excellence from the American Craft Council. His work is in the collections of the Racine Art Museum, the Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library, Kirkwood Community College, and various regional and national private collections