Ceramic artist   316-283-9219  

Conrad Snider

Kansas City Art Institute graduate. Primary assistant to Jun Kaneko for five years, completing projects in California, the Netherlands, Japan. Since 1997, full-time artist creating large-scale ceramic sculpture at Newton, Kansas, studio/home in converted grain elevator. In private and corporate collections nationwide. Owner of Muddy Elbow Manufacturing/Soldner Clay Mixers. Consultant for large scale art installs worldwide.


  • ​​IN PROCESS – Salina Art Center entry mural
  • “Prairie Sails,” Kansas Leadership Center, Wichita KS, 2013
  • Donor Recognition Mural, Prairie Pavilion, Dyck Arboretum, Hesston KS, 2013
  • “Harvest Journey,” tile mural, Bethel College, North Newton KS, 2012
  • “Mr. Biggle’s Treasure,” large-scale sculptural vessel, Botanica Children’s Garden, Wichita KS, 2011
  • Nomar International Market, two tile murals and nine finial pots incorporated into architecture, Wichita KS, 2010
  • Entryway sculpture project, collaborating with students, $50,000 budget, Newton High School, 2008
  • Prairie Fence, steel and clay slabs, Dyck Arboretum, Hesston KS, 2007
  • “Open Book,” memorial clay mural, Carriage Factory Gallery, Newton KS, 2006
  • “Woven,” $42,000 sculpture project involving five 6-foot figures, stamped concrete and handmade tiles, Municipal Building addition, Salina KS, 2004
  • “A Sense of Place,” 50-square-foot mural utilizing prairie textures, Dyck Arboretum,     Hesston KS, 2004
  • Evergreen Park Library project, two 12-foot-tall carved-clay steles, Wichita KS, 2003
  • "Blue Sky," outdoor public art project, total project budget $210,000, collaboration with two other artists for the city of Newton KS, 2002
  • “Points of Contact,” 330 square-foot mural, Salina Presbyterian Church, Salina KS, 2001