About the Author

Jessica Knapp

Jessica Knapp

Jessica Knapp has a BA in English and BFA in Crafts with a ceramics specialization from Kutztown University, as well as an MFA in Ceramics from the University of Colorado at Boulder. After moving at least once a year for about a decade for school, residencies, and jobs, she started work at Ceramics Monthly and Pottery Making Illustrated as assistant editor, and has since become an associate editor for Pottery Making Illustrated and the editor of Ceramics Monthly. JESSICAFINISHEDworkWhen she’s not at the office, she can usually be found in her studio, a.k.a. her basement, making work, experimenting, and generally making a mess that she tries not to track around the rest of the house. Beyond studio work, she enjoys working in her garden, attempting to make home improvements, hiking (there are hills in Ohio, honest there are), and traveling.


Articles by Jessica Knapp

Material Mines

Material Mines

Unless you use local materials, the clay and glaze materials in your studio have probably traveled from far and wide.  … Read More