Teaching Clay in the Classroom with Jeni Hansen Gard – PART 2

In Part 2 of Teaching Clay in the Classroom, ceramics educator Jeni Hansen Gard provides a thorough introduction to handbuilding processes for the K–12 level. Since many K–12 art teachers need to teach this complex subject with little or no ceramics background, this video is an excellent resource for becoming familiar with clay and planning clay lessons and projects.

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Jeni Hansen Gard

About the Artist

Jeni Hansen Gard grew up in Grand Haven, Michigan. She received her MFA in ceramics from The Ohio State University, MA in art education from the University of Florida, and BA in art education from Hope College. Jeni was the recipient of the 2015 MJ Wood–DO GOOD Residency at Red Lodge Clay Center and recently completed residencies at the Archie Bray Foundation and Denison University. She is a founding member of the Socially Engaged Craft Collective, a craft and social practice organization. Jeni and her husband, fellow ceramicist Forrest Sincoff Gard, run Gard Clay Studios. To learn more about Jeni Hansen Gard and see more images of her work, please visit


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