Assistant Professor of Art
MFA, Indiana University Bloomington
BFA, University of Wisconsin Whitewater, Cum Laude
Jeff Campana is a nationally exhibiting ceramic artist working primarily in functional pottery and sculptural vessel form. Prior to his appointment at Kennesaw State University in 2013, he was a long-term artist in resident and Windgate Fellow at the Archie Bray Foundation for Ceramic Art in Helena, Montana. He has taught at the University of Louisville, Indiana University Southeast, and Bennington College in Vermont.
As an active exhibitor, Jeff Campana has had work in more than 100 exhibitions of national or regional scope and has been featured in numerous magazines and books on the topic of ceramic art. In the summer of 2016, He returned to Helena, Montana as a resident artist at Studio 740 where he completely reinvented his studio practice. The new work, a product of a deconstructed mold system, debuted in the Fall of 2017 in the international exhibition Breaking the Mold at Eutectic Gallery in Portland Oregon.
A master of wheel throwing and mold making, Jeff Campana's major research interests are now based in computer aided design and the transformation of digital file to ceramic production via a variety of additive and subtractive tools such as SLA 3D printing and CNC milling.