In 2001, JJ moved to Virginia to set up her own studio. Once in Virginia, she met a few well-established potters who helped her gain more knowledge of the science of clay and glazes. Currently, JJ is making celadon and ash-glazed functional pottery and creating nature inspired, woodcut and collagraph prints.
I am intrigued with the way that changing the colors in a print can change the emotion of the piece. I like to create the basic printing plate and then pull a series of monoprints where the colors and compositions slowly change with each run through the press. The result is a group of prints that share the same basic composition, but evolve from one color scheme to another.