bio
Tower Vase
Little Flower, smoke fire

Jackie is drawn to the sensual nature of clay and fire,and to the organic use of media. Her current work reflects an examination of archeological roots and contemporary aesthetics.

Jackie is originally from Boston, and taught art for many years at the North Shore Country Day School in Winnetka, IL. As a ceramicist, painter, printmaker and book illustrator, she has exhibited both nationally and internationally (Singapore, Brussels, and Reykjavik). Her work is in private collections and at the Sloan Business School, MIT and the Luce Foundation. Melissas majored in painting and printmaking at Rhode Island School of Design and has earned both a Bachelor of Fine Arts and a Master of Arts in Teaching.