Jihan Thomas

Guest Artist - Past

Country of Origin: United States

Jihan Thomas is a Black visual artist, ceramicist and community arts educator. She lives in North Philadelphia where she uses her art and creativity to serve her community. Her ceramic practice has a foundation in hand building and traditional African pottery techniques of the African diaspora. She has been working as a ceramic educator with The Clay Studio and has worked with many  community clay projects along with the Philadelphia Juvenile Justice Services Center. She believes in arts accessibility and art as a tool for healing and self-expression.

Jihan Thomas is the artist for the Play Everywhere Literacy Installation at the Cecil B. Moore Library.