Janice Strawder

Artist Bio:

Janice Strawder received her MFA in Ceramics from Louisiana State University, and her BFA from Wichita State University, Kansas.   She spent three years as Artist-in-Residence at the Florida Gulf Coast Art Center in Bellaire, Florida, then moved to Philadelphia in 1994 for an Artist Residency at The Clay Studio, where she continues to teach.

Janice has been instrumental in bringing national ceramic exhibits to the greater Philadelphia area, and has worked as curator and special projects coordinator for several national ceramic exhibitions and conferences.  Most recently, Janice opened Manayunk Pottery, in the Manayunk section of Philadelphia where she continues to produce her own work, offer classes and workshops, and is developing a line of “Manayunk Pottery”.