Hope Mead is a potter and educator living and working in Camden, NJ. She is the 3rd generation of potters in her family, with both her mother and grandmother being ceramic artists and art educators. She received her BS in Art Education from Messiah College. She has been working in clay since her childhood but began to throw on the wheel more seriously in her Junior year at Messiah College and has been hooked ever since. She creates functional pottery and teaches private lessons. She believes in creating opportunities for all people to express themselves and to find joy in working with clay.

Her studio is located in the Camden Fireworks building in South Camden.