Phyllis Kloda is a ceramicist. She received her Master of Fine Arts from Ohio University and her Bachelor of Science degree from Nazareth College of Rochester. She is currently professor and chair of the Department of Art at SUNY Brockport.
"An impressive cast of characters." That's how The New York Times described the artists in the collection when they named the Burchfield Penney Art Center one of the "Top 44 Places in the World to Go" with thousands of works to "thrill culture junkies."