Bunny McBride received an M.F.A. from Alfred University. He is head of the ceramics program and teaches beginning and graduate-level courses. He has received a National Endowment for the Arts grant from the Archie Bray Foundation. McBride's ceramic work has been honored at the International Ceramics Competition (1989, 1992), Mino, Japan; Cedar Creek National Teapot Show, Cedar Creek Gallery, Creedmore, N.C.; regional Nine States Ceramic Exhibition, Kansas City, Mo.; The American Coffee Cup, National Invitational, Rochester Art Center, Rochester, Minn.; and the National Contemporary Craft Exhibition, Tulsa, Okla.