Mark Lambert is a dynamic educator who is committed to the ceramic arts. Lambert received his MFA from Brigham Young University and a BFA in Ceramics and Art Education from Utah State University. While there, ceramic artists visiting from this region inspired him. Now he seeks out opportunities for all students to participate in ceramics. Lambert established the Perpetual Clay Endowed Scholarship, funded by an annual sale of his own art and an invitational of guest artists who donate work to be auctioned. He has curated the traveling exhibition "Minnesota Potters: Sharing the Fire" and directed the accompanying documentary which has shown on tpt.
Lambert has also worked for the last 6 years to offer more than a dozen ceramic workshops of nationally recognized artists on ARCC Coon Rapids campus. Fall 2010 he hosted the symposium “MN Ceramics: An Evolving Legacy” that included a panel discussion and two nationally recognized artists workshops and a lecture on Minnesota’s’ indigenous pottery. In conjunction with the symposium, Lambert directed the “MN Ceramic Educators’ Invitational.”