Cheryl Stapleton is an artist, educator and pottery studio technician and manager based in Vancouver. She holds a BFA from Emily Carr University of Art + Design. She has managed the Roundhouse Pottery Studio since 1999 and the studio at West Point Grey since 2002. She has taught ceramics classes to both children and adults since 1996 at Kwantlen University, the Surrey Arts Centre, the Vancouver School Board, and at both the Roundhouse and West Point Grey Community Centres. Cheryl maintains her own studio in the Mergatroid Building located within the parameters of the Eastside Culture Crawl. In 2005 and 2006, she participated in the Terra Cotta Residency in Santiago du Cuba, and she attended NCECA conferences in both Portland, OR and Phoenix, AZ. Cheryl volunteers with the Fraser Valley Potters Guild Association and the Canadian Clay Symposium, and she has been a member of the NWCF Board since 2008.