Jessica Thompson

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Jessica Thompson has a BFA in Painting & Drawing from Pennsylvania State University, an MFA in Ceramics from Alfred University. She teaches at Mendocino College in coastal northern California. Jessica is a lifelong meditation and yoga practitioner, and tends to have curating projects and environmental activism going on the side. She is a mother of two little boys, and co-directs the Flynn Creek Pottery studio and artist residency with her husband, woodfire potter Nick Schwartz.


Large Vessels: Playful Building and Storytelling

Learn loose, playful techniques for combining handbuilding and throwing on electric and manual potter’s wheels. Stretch your comfort zone and skills with larger vessels by additively coiling, throwing, and torching; […]

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