Starting with a high school pottery class in 1990, Jeanette has been in love with clay. Taking classes and workshops throughout the years. In 2002, as a founding member of the Atlanta Clay Works- Jeanette began to explore the business side of art. She started her own business in 2007, selling her VeganDish line to her first wholesale account and opening her etsy shop.
Throughout the last decade, Jeanette has focused on functional pottery. Selling her work in art fairs, online and through retail stores. What had always been a hobby finally turned into a full-time job.
After many years of focus on functional pottery, Jeanette has started turning her attention to heavily illustrated artworks. Both functional and decorative. She has added slip-casting and mold-making to her studio practice and enjoys continuing to explore ceramics.
Jeanette grew up in South Carolina, Wisconsin and upstate New York. She spent a dozen years in Atlanta before settling in Portland, Oregon in 2013. Currently, she works as part-time caregiver and continues to explore her studio practice.
Jeanette shares her life with her partner, Kenn, and 2 cats. When not in the studio, you may find her on a hiking trail, or drinking coffee, or just reading. You can follow her studio adventures and behind the scenes at Jeanette’s Instagram.