Michael Bishop grew up in Bountiful, Utah and moved to St. George when he was 11. He fell in love with ceramics while attending Snow Canyon High School where he studied under Shane Christensen. Michael graduated from Snow Canyon and then attended Dixie State University continuing his ceramics education under Glen Blakely, Heath Papa and Shane Christensen. After earning his Bachelor’s in 3-D Sculpture and Ceramics from Dixie, Michael was accepted to Edinboro University of Pennsylvania’s Master of Fine Arts in Ceramics program where he studied under Lee Rexrode and Chuck Johnson. While at Edinboro Michael focused his studies in woodfire and soda fired ceramics. Michael completed his degree at Edinboro with a minor emphasis in wood furniture in Spring 2020. Michael and his wife moved back to Utah to be close to family and enjoy the outdoors.