Mike Helke grew up in Minnesota's St. Croix Valley. He received a BFA in Ceramics and a minor in American Studies from the University of Minnesota - Minneapolis, and an MFA from the New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University, NY. Helke recently relocated to Stillwater, MN where he lives and maintains a ceramic studio.
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