Connor Czora is an artist, educator, and activist currently based in Washington, D.C. Born in Rochester, NY, they received their BFA in Ceramics and Gender Studies from the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) in 2019.
Czora's work explores the relationship between imperial ceramics, cultural taste, and sociopolitical power structures in the United States. As a queer American artist, they often investigate themes of national, gendered, and classed identity.
Czora’s art has been shown and awarded internationally, including recent features in the 2021 NCECA Annual: Social Recession and Time’s Best Photojournalism of 2020. Prior to their current position, they have assistant-taught at Haystack Mountain School of Crafts and interned at Baltimore Clayworks. Czora currently works as a resident artist, gallery manager, and teacher at the District Clay Center.