A native of New York, Jury Smith studied ceramics at Sanboa Ceramic Art Institute (China) and Tyler School of Art (Philadelphia). Her ceramic work has been exhibited in museums and galleries in Europe, Asia, and across the U.S., at such places as the Oliver Sears Gallery (Dublin), Irish American Historical Society (NYC), Fleisher Art Memorial (Philadelphia), Jingdezhen University (China), the Clay Studio (Philadelphia), Artists Space (NYC), and Blutenweiss Gallery (Germany).
Jury's work has "a wonderful weight and silence," as described by Edith Newhall, in her Philadelphia Inquirer review of Jury's solo exhibition at The Fleisher Art Memorial. Recently, Jury was a Featured Artist in Ceramics Monthly; also, Sherman Hall, editor of Ceramics Monthly, recently featured Jury's work in a piece entitled "Community Supported Pottery." In August 2011, her work was selected for the 6th World Ceramic Biennial in Korea at the Icheon World Ceramic Center. In addition to the Korean Biennial, recent exhibitions include In|Form at the Clay Art Center (NY), Dubh: Dialogues in Black at the American Irish Historical Society (NYC), and Rock, Paper, Scissors at Lux Center (NE), and Maine Botanical Gardens (ME).
Upcoming exhibitions include the Snyderman-Works Gallery (PA), 110 Church Gallery (PA), The Center for Visual Research at the Lachaise Gallery, Cedar Crest College (PA), and Art:Sites (NY). Jury currently teaches visual art at Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia, with a focus on ceramics and sculpture.
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