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Jennifer Zwilling

Curator of Artistic Programs

Email: jzwilling@theclaystudio.org

Phone: 215.925.3453 x 18

Jennifer Zwilling oversees the gallery exhibitions, the shop (which represents over 100 functional potters from North America), The Clay Studio Collection, Guest Artist in Residence Program, and the Resident Artist Program. Previously she was Assistant Curator of American Decorative Arts, with a focus on Contemporary Craft, at The Philadelphia Museum of Art, which has one of the best museum collections of contemporary ceramics in the United States.  In addition, Zwilling spent ten years developing and teaching an extensive college course on the History of Modern Craft and Design 1850-Present at Tyler School of Art, Temple University.

Areas of specialist interest:

  • Contemporary American and British Ceramics
  • Social and Political Activism in Ceramic Art and Craft
  • Arts and Crafts movement in the US and the UK
  • The Clay Studio Collection
  • History of Modern Craft
  • WWII and The Craft movement in the US