Matt Hyleck is a resident artist of Baltimore Clayworks whose outstanding functional pots have earned him a Maryland State Arts Council Individual Artist Fellowship award in Craft in 2005, 2007, and most recently in 2012. He was identified in the May 2008 Ceramics Monthly as an “emerging artist” and his studio work has received multiple awards including the 2009 NCECA Biennial exhibition and 2009 Jersey Shore Clay National. Galleries throughout the mid-Atlantic have exhibited his sophisticated Shino-glazed utilitarian stoneware and porcelain. He currently serves as the director of education at Baltimore Clayworks Mt. Washington campus.