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Born in Rochester, New York
Lives and works in Chester County, Pennsylvania

education

2004
Master of Fine Arts, Ceramics, Tyler School of Art of Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

2001
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Ceramics, Tyler School of Art of Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Additional Studies: Jingdezhen Sanbao Ceramic Art Institute, China

solo and two-person exhibitions

TBA, Delaware Center for Contemporary Art, Wilmington, Delaware, 2017 (solo)
TBA, Hockaday Museum of Art, Kalispell, Montana, 2016 (solo)
Walking Shadows, Hunterdon Art Museum, Clinton, New Jersey, 2016 (solo)
Whiteout, Plinth Gallery, Denver, Colorado, 2014 (solo)
North, Schacht Gallery, Saratoga Springs, New York, 2013 (solo)
Smith & Ryan, 110 Church Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2013
Distant Shift, The Center for Visual Research at the Lachaise Gallery, Cedar Crest College, Allentown, Pennsylvania, 2013
Jury Smith, Snyderman-Works Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2012 (solo)
In|Form: Jury Smith and Jill Oberman, Clay Art Center, Port Chester, New York, 2011
Viewing Distance, Germantown Arts Gallery, Pennsylvania, 2008 Fleisher Challenge, Fleisher Art Memorial, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2008 (solo)
Carrier, The Mantis Collective, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, 2007 (solo)

small group exhibitions


Smith, Bookwater, Au, Haydon Art Center, Lincoln, Nebraska, 2010 (three-person)
Affinity, Mt. Airy Contemporary Artists Space, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Invitational, 2010 (four-person)
Ryan, Fox, Smith, Pratt Munson-Williams-Proctor Gallery, Utica, New York, 2009 (three-person)
Clay Show, Tercera Gallery, Palo Alto, California, Invitational, 2009 (three-person)
Rock, Paper, Scissors, Benton/Nyce Gallery, Greenport, New York, Invitational, 2008 (four-person)
Part Object, Part Clay, Space 101, NCECA, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Invitational, 2008 (four-person)
Finding a Path, NCECA, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Invitational, 2008 (four-person)
Haverford Invitational, Performing Arts Building, Haverford School, Haverford, Pennsylvania, 2004
The Quad, Sculpture Garden, Haverford School, Haverford, Pennsylvania, Invitational, 2003

select exhibitions


New Faces, Childs/Costello Gallery, Scottsdale, Arizona, 2013
Dubh: Dialogues in Black, Oliver Sears Gallery, Dublin, Ireland, Invitational, Curator: Brian Kennedy, International London-based Curator, 2012 (catalogue)
Garden Sculptures, Coastal Maine Botanical Garden, Boothbay, Maine, Invitational, 2012
Korean 6th World Ceramic Biennial, Icheon World Ceramic Center, Republic of Korea, Curators: A panel of International curators, 2011 (catalogue)
Dubh: Dialogues in Black, American Irish Historical Society, New York, New York, Curator: Brian Kennedy, International London- based Curator, Invitational (catalogue), 2011
American Craft Council Show, Baltimore, Maryland, 2011 (nominated-declined)
Faculty Exhibition, Saint Joseph’s University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2011
Rock, Paper, Scissors, Lux Center for the Arts, Lincoln, Nebraska, 2011
Intersections, National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts (NCECA), Tyler School of Art, Piazza Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Invitational, 2010
10 x 10, Ice Box Projects Space, Crane Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2009
ARTSTIMULUS, Tercera Gallery, Palo Alto, California, 2009
Small Favors, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2008
Anonyme Ziechner 9, Blutenweiss Gallery, Berlin, Germany, 2008
Select Members Exhibition, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2008
Red, Hot + Cool, Tercera Gallery, Palo Alto, California, 2008
All Fired Up: A Celebration of Clay, Brownson Gallery, White Plains,
New York, 2008
Mastery in Clay, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2008
Anonyme 8, Blutenweiss Gallery, Berlin, Germany, 2008
Ceramic Abstraction, Creative Arts Workshop, New Haven, Connecticut, 2007
Hot Topic: Meditations on Global Warming, Traveling invitational, 2007
Crafts 2007, Long Beach Island Foundation, Loveladies, New Jersey VAST 39 Exhibition, Visual Arts Society of Texas, Denton, Texas, 2007 Journeys in Clay, Mountain Top Gallery, Windham, New York, 2007 Ten Years Out, NCECA 2007, Flame Run Gallery, Louisville, Kentucky
Handcrafted, Rocky Mount Art Center, Rocky Mount, North Carolina, 2006
BlueClay National, Yeiser Art Center, Paducah, Kentucky, 2006 Night of 1000 Drawings, Artists Space, New York, New York, 2006
Ceramics Biennial, New Hampshire Institute, Manchester, New Hampshire, 2006
Mastery in Clay, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2006 Feats of Clay XIX, Lincoln Art Center, Lincoln, California, 2005 Craftforms, Wayne Art Center, Wayne, Pennsylvania, 2005
Tyler Ceramics Past and Present: A Select Exhibition of Tyler School of Art Alumni, Ice Box Projects Space, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2005
The Marge Brown Kalodner Graduate Student Exhibition, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, 2004

awards / grants

Project Grant, Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2014
Peco Grant, Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2014
Project Grant, Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2012
Diploma of Honor, Korean 6th World Ceramic Biennial, Icheon World Ceramic Center, Republic of Korea, 2011
Honorable Mention, Korean 6th World Ceramic Biennial, Icheon World Ceramic Center, Republic of Korea, 2011
Museum Acquisition, Float 001, Icheon World Ceramic Center, Republic of Korea, 2011
Certificate of Merit, New York State Assembly, New York, New York 2011
Faculty Merit Award for Teaching, Saint Joseph’s University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2011
Faculty Development Grant, Saint Joseph’s University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2011
Handmade, Community Supported Pottery, Kickstarter.com, New York, New York, 2011
Emerging Artist, Ceramics Monthly, Westerville, Ohio, 2010
Faculty Development Grant, Saint Joseph’s University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2008
Honorable Mention, International Sculpture Center, Hamilton, New Jersey, 2004
Nathan Margolis Award for Extraordinary Achievement in Ceramics, Tyler School of Art of Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2001
Representative, China Cultural Exchange Program, Jingdezhen, China, 2001
Merit Scholarship, Balboa Foundation, San Diego, California, Awarded full scholarship for travel to China, 2001
Academic Merit Scholarship, Tyler School of Art of Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1999-2001
Full Collegiate Scholarship, Balboa Foundation, San Diego, California, 1999-2001

bibliography


Danielle Maestretti, “Jury Smith, Compelling Ceramics,” American Craft, Heck Yes Craft, January 03, 2014
Edith Newhall, “Deft Hands,” Philadelphia Inquirer, September 23, 2012
Frances McDonald, “Dubh: Dialogues in Black,” Ceramics Ireland, Issue 29, 2012, 30-31.
Brian Kennedy, “Dubh: Dialogues in Black,” The Works, RTÉ Radio, March 9, 2012.
International Ceramic Triennial UNICUM 2012, Exhibition Catalogue, Slovenia, European Cultural and Technological Centre Maribor (EKTC), Manor Betnava, May-September 2012.
Seán Rocks, “Dubh: Dialogues in Black,” Arena, RTÉ Radio 1’s arts and culture programme, January 2, 2012.
Sherman Hall, “Community Supported Ceramics,” Ceramics Monthly, November 2011, 28.
Marianne Mays and Richard Deming, Dubh: Dialogues in Black, Exhibition Catalogue, American Irish Historical Society, New York, New York, October 7 – November 14, 2011, and Oliver Sears Gallery, Dublin, Ireland, February 2 – March 15, 2012.
Mike Holmes, “Dubh: Dialogues In Black: An exhibition of contemporary objects featuring work by Irish designers & artists in dialogue with their American peers,” 4 November 2011.
6th World Ceramic Biennial, Korea, Gyeonggi International World Ceramic Biennial, Exhibition Catalogue, October 2011.
Geoffrey Paddy Johnson, “Dubh: Dialogues In Black, At The American Irish Historical Society,” The Happiest Medium, October 20, 2011.

Vladimir Kagan, “My Irish Roots, Or How I Kissed the Blarney Stone,” Vladimir Kagan’s Blog, October 11, 2011.
Kevin Murray, “Korean Gyeonggi Ceramix Biennale 2011–Site of a Future Ceramics Renaissance?”, Craft Unbound, October 3, 2011.
Lauren Murrow & Jillian Goodman, “No Emerald on This Isle,” NY Mag, October 2, 2011.
Randi Greenberg, “Black Irish: Emerald Isle Designers Reveal Their Dark Side,” Fast Code Design, October 2011.
Sherman Hall, “Exposure,” Ceramics Monthly, September, 2011, 19.
Sherman Hall, “Emerging Artist 2010,” Ceramics Monthly, April 2010, 50.
Michelle Myers, “Guerrilla Art Attacks,” The Suffolk Times, May 29, 2008, Vol. CLII No. 22.
Edith Newhall, “Not 3 of a Kind,” The Philadelphia Inquirer, February 1, 2008.
John Firestone, “Jury Smith,” Iridescent Art News, July 19, 2007.
Lori Hill, “First Friday Focus,” Philadelphia City Paper, May 6-12, 2004.

teaching

2012 – present
Assistant Professor, Ceramics, Saint Joseph’s University, Art Department, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

2005 – 2012
Visiting Assistant Professor, Ceramics, Saint Joseph’s University, Department of Fine and Performing Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

2004 – 2005
Adjunct Faculty, Tyler School of Art of Temple University, Crafts Department, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

2002
Adjunct Faculty, Tyler School of Art of Temple University, Crafts Department, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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