Lee Somers (b. 1977 Durango, CO) works in ceramics and mixed media, exploring a variety of interests in geology, landscape, material culture and architecture. His work has been exhibited nationally and internationally in galleries and museums, most recently at the Fort Collins Lincoln Center (Colorado), and the Seattle Design Center (Washington). He is an active teacher and artist, recently awarded the Franzen Teaching Fellowship at Colorado State University and Art 342 (Fort Collins, Colorado). Lee currently lives in Montevallo, Alabama where he is an Assistant Professor of Art at the University of Montevallo.