Jason Bige Burnett is a well-known ceramics artist in the clay world, but today, Jason and I talk about his recent creative exploration of textiles and textile design. Jason discusses his media transition from ceramics to fibers, and how it has always been a part of his aesthetic and workflow. After being a resident at the Archie Bray Foundation, Jason has recently moved to North Carolina to work at Penland School of Craft. Stay up to date on Jason’s ceramics and fiber work by following his Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/jasonbburnett/.
Also, below are several of the artists mentioned in the podcast:
Jason Bige Burnett graduated from Western Kentucky University with a BFA in ceramics and BA’s in both printmaking and graphic design. Burnett continued his education and studies as a core fellowship student at Penland School of Craft (NC), as an Artist-In-Residence at Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts (TN), and a resident at the Archie Bray Foundation for the Ceramic Arts (MT). Since then he has exhibited nationally, been featured in Ceramics Monthly, American Craft Magazine, and regional magazines Carolina Home + Garden and WNC Magazine. Jason’s work is featured in 500 Prints on Clay (Lark Books) and he’s the author of Graphic Clay: Ceramic Surfaces and Printed Image Transfer Techniques (Lark Books, 2015). Burnett is currently supply store manager at Penland School of Craft.