MFA, Ceramics, University of Iowa
BA, Studio Art, Ceramics, Bloomsburg University
Dercole received his MFA in ceramics from the University of Iowa. He has held positions as work study at the Clay Studio in Philadelphia and studio staff at Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts. He has participated as artist in residence at the Lux Center for the Arts in Lincoln, Neb., Lillstreet Art Center in Chicago, Ill., and Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts in Gatlinburg, Tenn. Dercole has worked for Chicago artist Theaster Gates and has held instructor positions in ceramics at multiple art centers and universities across the United States. His work has been exhibited nationally and internationally, including in museums in Spain, Croatia, and Slovenia.