Scottish Ferns, 2023, porcelain, wheel thrown with sgraffito decoration
Jessica Broad is an artist living and working in Savannah, GA. Her art explores the sculptural and functional potentials of clay, and sometimes other media. She received a B.F.A. from the Maryland Institute College of Art in 1996 and her M.F.A. from the University of Arizona in 2003. She has completed residencies at the Vermont Clay Studio and the Baltimore Clayworks where she received the Lormina Salter fellowship. She was honored with the Maryland State Arts Council Individual Artist Grant in Visual Arts: Crafts in 2006. She was featured as an emerging artist in the May 2006 issue of Ceramics Monthly, her work has also been published in the Lark Books Image Transfer on Clay (2006), 500 Raku (2011), 500 Prints on Clay (2013), and 500 Figures in Clay (2014). Jessica has been teaching ceramics since 2001, she is currently a professor at the Savannah College of Art and Design and the coordinator of the Savannah Clay Community.