Benjamin Woodyard is an interdisciplinary artist working predominantly in ceramics. He was born in Ottawa, Ontario where he attended Canterbury Arts High School. In 2014 Woodyard earned his BFA at the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design (NSCAD) University. His work explores the complexity and confusion of human existence through a (usually) humorous lens. In addition to making ceramics he writes and draws, having self-published his first book, ‘GRIEF’ in 2014. He is also working on an ongoing video series titled The King of Fun, making new lines of pottery, and is always drawing.