Cynthia Consentino lives in western Massachusetts. She received a MFA from University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and a BFA from The Cooper Union College of Arts and Sciences, New York, NY. She currently teaches ceramics at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.
A recipient of the Massachusetts Cultural Council, American Craft Council, The Society of Arts and Crafts, Berkshire Taconic and The Blanche E. Colman Artist Awards, Consentino has exhibited widely and shows yearly at Harmon Gallery in Wellfleet, MA. Her work is in numerous private and public collections. She has also been a resident artist at the John Michael Kohler Arts/Industry Program, Oregon College of Arts and Crafts, La Napoule Foundation, France, and Shigaraki Ceramic Cultural Park, Japan. The John M. Kohler Art Center in Wisconsin features a women’s washroom designed and fabricated by Cynthia, with over 2000 relief and hand-painted tile.