Welcome--Jerry Bennett is an artist in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. This site contains information about the wide array of art that I produce. You can get information about Paper Clay, Terra Sigillata, or a listing of cone 6 glazes. This site has a wide array of techinical information. But, I hope you take some time to just look at some of the cermaics that I make.
Blog: Jerry has a web blog. If you would like to talk about paper clay and read the recent information about my art and teaching please click on the following link.
PAPERCLAY Firing Fibres II September 6 through 27, 2012, at the International Cermaics Center, Hungary. (icshu.org)
The 1st International Paperclay Symposium was held at ICS in August of 2004. This international ceramics workshop featured acknowledged masters using paper and fibre clay from 13 countries. This year ICS is organising the second symposium building on the first event to investigate the advances and developments in the artistic use of paprerclay. Symposium leaders will be Rosette Gault and Jerry Bennett.
"Welcome Red Rider" 2002, Cone 6 Porcelain Paper Clay. 8"X12"X5" (HXWXD)
This Image was published in Ceramics Monthly in January 2004
"Jack" Tribute to my Brother, Cone 6 Porcelain Paper Clay, 2002, Completed during a residency at the Banff Center for the Arts, Alberta Canada.
I would like to thank the Clay Studio in Philadelphia for their support by providing me with a studio and an exciting community to work in. The Clay Studio's web sit is: www.theclaysutdio.org During August of 2004 and May of 2005 I received support from the Independence Foundation which paid for travel to Hungary and the opportunity to work at the International Ceramic Studio for two summers (2006-2007). I would also like to thank the Banff Center for the Arts in Banff Canada for their support in providing residencies. They can be reached at www.banffcenter.ca. Also, I would like to thank the International Ceramics Studio www.icshu.org in Kecskemet, Hungary for their support in providing me with a visual arts residency.I would also like to thank Holy Family University where I teach Ceramics and 3D Design Classes. The University's web site is www.hfc.edu.