“To be an artist is to be curious, tenacious and questioning. Art is about finding multiple answers and recognizing one’s individuality. I encourage students to find the answers meaningful to themselves. Love the art within yourself, don’t love yourself within art.”

Kristina Bogdanov

Nancy LaPorte Meek Professor of Fine Arts; Department Chair


  • B.F.A., Academia of Applied Arts, Belgrade University
  • M.F.A., University of Kentucky


Kristina Bogdanov teaches ceramics, drawing, figure drawing, and 3D design. She previously taught at Georgetown College and the University of Kentucky. She has exhibited nationally and internationally, and is the recipient of the Kim Adler Memorial Award for 3D art.

Areas of Interest / Expertise

  • Ceramics art
  • Sculpture and pottery
  • Photo-lithography on clay technique
  • The Potters for Peace Initiative at Ohio Wesleyan University

Publications / Presentations

2010, Studio Ceramics- Advanced Techniques, edited by Anderson Turner, publisher: The American Ceramics Society, “Photo-lithography transfer on clay”

2009, Pottery Making Illustrated, Sep/Oct issue, Volume 12, number 5, “E Unum Pluribus”

2008, Pottery Making Illustrated, Sep/Oct issue, Volume 11, number 5, “Photo-lithography Transfer on Clay”

Recipient of the 2022 Bishop Herbert Welch Meritorious Teaching Award and the 2015 Sherwood Dodge Shankland Award for Encouragement of Teachers

Contact Info


Haycock Hall #112
Ohio Wesleyan University
Delaware, OH 43015
P 740-368-3607
E kkbogdan@owu.edu