Joseph Delphia graduated from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio where he studied art education, ceramics, and sculpture. After receiving his BFA and BS in 2007 he moved to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania where he began teaching for various organizations including the Carnegie Museum of Art, the Manchester Craftsmen’s Guild and the Union Project. In 2008 he joined the faculty at the Community College of Allegheny County where he is an Associate Professor of Art. In 2017 Joseph earned his MFA in Ceramic Art from Hood College in Frederick, Maryland.

Joseph lives with his wife and children in Pittsburgh’s Highland Park neighborhood and maintains a studio in nearby Sharpsburg where he creates functional wood-fired pottery.