Jillian Blackwell is ceramic artist based in Loch Lomond, California who originally hails from Fort Worth, Texas. She is currently an Artist-in-Residence at Cobb Mountain Art and Ecology Project. Jillian studied ceramics at the University of Pennsylvania. She was a participant in Work Exchange Program at The Clay Studio in Philadelphia from 2012 to 2013. In the winter of 2013-2014, she was an Artist in Residence at the Grunewald Guild. Jillian has had the opportunity to participate in many wonderful ceramic communities spanning both coasts in the capacities of artist, instructor, and technician.