Greg has been an art teacher with L.A.Unified School District for over 10 years. He has a B.F.A. from California College of Arts and Crafts and worked as Director of Admissions for the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena. Several years ago he realized that his teaching career could be advanced if he added ceramics to the list of subjects he was qualified to teach. He came to GCC to learn to work with clay. He was impressed by what he saw and learned, and credits Rob Kibler and Mark Poore with providing an incredible program. Greg says he continues to learn and push the limits of his creativity, sharing various aspects of the art with other classmates, and he still attends classes at GCC. He enjoys developing new glazes and techniques and shows his work professionally several times a year.
Greg currently heads the ceramics department at “The Highly Gifted Magnet School” at North Hollywood High School. Pumping new life into the program, he has initiated two special events for his students. His “No Ho Varsity Clay Team” competes annually in an Olympic-style event called “CSUN Clay Day.” He also organizes an annual show exhibiting his student’s work at North Hollywood Art Gallery. After taking several art history classes at GCC, Price now incorporates art history into his advanced classes, creating unusual projects to intrigue and stimulate his students’ creativity. He states that his passion for his art and his total enjoyment in the classroom would not have been possible without the incredible education he received at GCC. Price’s raku pottery was featured on the cover of GCC’s Gateways publication in spring/summer 2003. Additionally, his former students are now showing up in the GCC ceramics lab.