School of Art, Craft & Design

Clay Faculty

Jessica Wilson, Assistant Professor

Phone: 931-372-6884 | Email: jlwilson@tntech.edu | Office: Appalachian Center for Craft / Clay Studio | Web: www.jessicawilsonceramics.com



Bio

MFA-Ceramics, Rhode Island School of Design; BFA- Crafts with a Concentration in Ceramics, The University of the Arts.Jessica Wilson was born and raised in New Jersey. Jessica was a studio technician at The Penland School for Crafts, The Brambleton Center, The Long Beach Island Foundation of Arts and Main Line Arts Center.She completed residencies at both Odyssey Center for Ceramic Arts and St. Petersburg Clay Company. Jessica worked as an Adjunct Instructor of Ceramics at The State College of Florida and Eckerd College’s Program for Experienced Learners.From 2007-2013, she was Assistant Professor of Ceramics at Western New Mexico University located in Silver City, N.M.She maintains an active studio practice and exhibits her work nationally.Her work explores the aspect of layers through time as we grow and develop in life, exploring to show these “human layers” through her glazing palette composed of pattern, incising and relief.


Career Highlights

- 2018, Strictly Functional Pottery National

- 2018, Workhouse Clay International

- 2017, Strictly Functional Pottery National

- 2016, Small Favors, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia

- 2016, At Your Service, Baltimore Clayworks

- 500 Bowls, Lark Books