Horacio Casillas was born in Chandler, Arizona and raised in Jalisco, Mexico until the age of 5. His family then moved back to the US to San Angelo, TX. In 2013 he received his BFA in ceramics from Angelo State University and his MFA from the University of North Texas in 2018. Horacio has exhibited nationally, and his work was published in 2019’s January issue of Ceramics Monthly. Horacio recently left a production pottery and a landscaping job and is currently one of the resident artists at Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts in Gatlinburg Tennessee.