Jennifer Woodin is an artist, designer, and educator working in the field of ceramics. Originally from California, she an Assistant Professor in the School of Fine and
Performing Arts at State University New York in New Paltz, teaching in the areas of Digital Arts and Ceramics. She received a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering
from California State University, Chico, and continued on to practice an eight-year career in both Mechanical and Civil engineering. Starting a second career in the arts, Woodin received her MFA from the University of Oregon. Her research and practice combine aspects of the two careers forming a unique line of inquiry.
In 2008 Woodin was invited to Emily Carr University of Art and Design in Vancouver, Canada as a one year Artist in Residence and Visiting Instructor. In 2007 she received
an Artist in Residence Award from at the International Ceramic Research Center in Skaelskor, Denmark. She has presented lectures at Kansas City Art Institute, Alberta
College of Art and Design, NCECA, and the H.O.P.E.S. conference for the Ecological Design Center in Oregon. Woodin has exhibited nationally and globally including, 221A Gallery in Vancouver BC, Meneer de Wit Gallery in Amsterdam, Taiwan Biennial in Taipei, Grimmerhus Museum in Denmark, Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art in Oregon, Svinvik Arboretum in Norway, and NCECA in various locations.