About the Artist

Oliverio Quezada was born into an immigrant Guatemalan family in 1960. He grew up in Los Angeles and began his college studies in Architecture. After taking several ceramics classes at College of the Redwoods in Eureka, he was hooked. He continued his studies in ceramics at Cal State University Long Beach and graduated in 1985 with a BFA and an MFA from San Jose State University in 1990.
Oliverio has exhibited his artwork for over 20 years and has held numerous teaching positions throughout the Bay Area. He has been the head of the Ceramics Program at City College of San Francisco, Ft. Mason for 23 years.

Contact:  oquezada@ccsf.edu