Jennifer Allen currently teaches ceramics at West Virginia University. She received her BFA from the University of Alaska, Anchorage (2002), and her MFA from Indiana University, Bloomington (2006). The National Council for the Education of Ceramics (NCECA) named Jennifer as a 2008 National Emerging Artist. Among other awards, she was the recipient of the 2006-2007 Taunt Fellowship at the Archie Bray Foundation in Helena, Montana. In 2012, Jennifer presented at the Utilitarian Clay Conference at Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts in Gatlinburg, Tennessee. There, she and thirteen other presenters developed an online ceramic collective called Objective Clay. In addition to studio work and teaching, Jennifer is a new mom. Learn more about her work at jenallenceramics.com.