Wayne State University

Jessika Edgar

Jessika Edgar

  • Rm 60.2, Art Building

  • 313-577-2990

  • Assistant Professor, Ceramics

Biography

Jessika Edgar is a ceramic artist based in Detroit. Her research focuses on concepts related to indentity and value through an investigation in contemporary craft and sculptural abstraction. Raised in both Western Massachusettes and Southern California, Jessika has an MFA in Ceramics from Cranbrook Academy of Art (2011), an MA in Studio Art (2009) and BA in Studio Art (2008) from California State University Northridge.

Jessika has exhibited nationally and internationally. Her work has been featured in exhibitions at The Katherine E. Nash Gallery, Regis Center for the Arts, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, David Winton Bell Gallery, Brown University, Providence, RI, Ceramic Research Center and Brickyard Gallery, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, Jawahar Kala Kendra, Jaipur, India, El Paso Museum of Art, El Paso, TX and Museo de Arte de Ciudad Juárez, Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua, Mexico. She has been awarded residencies at Guldagergaard: International Ceramic Research Center, the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, Wassaic Projects, and the Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild.