Jon McMillan is an artist and educator currently residing in Fredericksburg, Virginia, where he is an Assistant Professor of Ceramics at the University of Mary Washington. He holds an MFA from Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville, and a BFA from James Madison University, where he also earned a minor in Art History. After undergraduate school, Jon worked for seven years as a full time functional potter while freelancing as a professional cook. Currently, he makes functional and sculptural ceramic artwork, both of which are exhibited widely. This past year, Jon taught ceramics workshops in Houston, Texas, and Vallauris, France, where he also undertook a month long artist residency. When he is not in the studio, he enjoys playing musical instruments and spending time outdoors, either boating or hiking.
- Art and Art History
- B.F.A., James Madison University
- M.F.A., Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
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