Justin graduated with honors from the New Hampshire Institute of Art in 2008 and received his Bachelors of Fine Arts degree in ceramics. Justin also received his K-12 art education teaching certificate in 2010, as well as his MFA from Bowling Green State University in 2017. Justin maintains an education license in the state of NH and CT. Justin has been making ceramics for 15 years; he works predominantly with the potters wheel making large scale vessels, inspired by classical forms, graffiti, and hip hop, while also exploring numerous decorating techniques and firing processes. Justin co-found Behind the Wheel Pottery llc in 2008. Justin managed Wesleyan Potters in 2008 and 2009. Currently Justin is the ceramics Professor at Salve Regina University in Newport Rhode Island, he also is an instructor at Guilford Art Center and Stonington Community Center, and has his work represented by Creative Hands Gallery in Massachusetts. Justin has exhibited, conducted workshops, lectures, and demonstrations nationwide.