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Jenny Lou Sherburne

Biography to Display: 

EDUCATION

1991 MFA, Ceramics, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana

1982 BA Art, Berea College, Berea, Kentucky

PRIMARY WORK EXPERIENCE

1991-2008 Studio Potter, Bakersville, North Carolina and Gulfport, Florida

 

Jenny Lou Sherburne's work reflects the humor, beauty, and growth she sees in her daily life, incorporating themes of wonder, curiosity and joy.

Sherburne has been a studio potter for over thirty years and has operated studios in Chicago, Louisiana, West Virginia, Florida and North Carolina.  She served as an apprentice in Berea College’s Ceramic Apprenticeship Program and later earned a Master of Fine Arts at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge under the tutelage of Joe Bova, Linda Arbuckle and Bobby Silverman.

Her work appears in numerous publications and is shown and sold nationally. She currently lives and works in Bakersville, North Carolina.

Her inspirations range from garlic cloves to onion domes, from the Isle of Crete to the Land of Oz and from Antonio Gaudi to Dr. Seuss.

 

Website(s):

www.jennylouclayart.com

 

Typical Marks
Mug
Method: Thrown and Altered
Surface Technique: Glaze
Teapot
Materials: Earthenware
Method: Thrown and Altered
Surface Technique: Glaze
Cup
Method: Thrown and Altered
Surface Technique: Glaze
Photo: TMP
Vase
Method: Thrown and Altered
Surface Technique: Carved, Glaze
Photo: TMP

Citation: Reff, Grace. "The Marks Project." Last modified October 28, 2019. http://www.themarksproject.org:443/marks/sherburne