As a writer, curator, artist and educator, Garth Johnson is a self-described craft activist who explores craft’s influence and relevance in the 21st century. He is the Paul Phillips and Sharon Sullivan Curator of Ceramics at the Everson Museum of Art in Syracuse, New York. He was formerly the curator at the Arizona State University Ceramics Research Center. He also served as the artistic director at The Clay Studio in Philadelphia, and was an associate professor at College of the Redwoods in Eureka, California. Johnson is known for his irreverent wit, he has also exhibited his works and published his writing nationally and internationally. His book, 1000 Ideas for Creative Reuse, was published by Quarry.