Jennifer Siegel is a ceramic artist residing in Apex, NC who believes that clay is her freedom. In addition to being an avid maker in her home studio, she is the full time studio manager of a large public facility in Raleigh, NC. Currently working with cone 6-10 porcelain clay bodies, Jennifer enjoys throwing or handbuilding functional wares as well as making sculptural pieces that invite humor and conversation to the table. Everyday dishes, lamps, platters, tiles, and large vessels occupy her kiln loads. 


Jennifer's love for ceramics emerged in 2003 at Anderson University where she began learning how to make clay and fire a cone 10 gas reduction kiln. It was during this time that she held her first job, glazing pottery and loading kilns at Color Clay Cafe in Greenville, SC. In 2005 Jennifer relocated to Apex, NC and quickly found a job identical to her last at a local shop called Paint-Your-Pot. Soon she was introduced to Central Carolina Community College in Siler City where she truly found her way. She earned an Associates Degree in Applied Science of Ceramics and Metal Sculpture in 2007 while working as a ceramic educator for the college as well as the Town of Cary Arts Center, studio assistant and production potter for Siglinda Scarpa, metal shop assistant for Kevin Eichner, and electric kiln technician. 


In 2012 Jennifer was hired as Clay Studio Manager for the NC State University Crafts Center. It is here where you can find her first solo public art installation, two 180 pound vessels that flank the Center's main entrance, as well as many deep rooted connections to the local art and clay scene. Later, in 2014, Jennifer was invited to become a co-owner of the Roundabout Art Collective and Gallery. Surrounded by a vibrant arts community, she continues to expand her own business, officially founding Clayvoyant L.L.C. in January of 2021. 


“North Carolina has been beneficial to who I am today by flooding my life with opportunities to keep my head and hands in clay, connecting me with the community, and helping me truly grow as an artist.”



Clay Studio Manager

   NC State University  

   Crafts Center

   Raleigh, NC



   Wilson Arts Center      

   Wilson, NC



   Cocoon Gallery

   Apex, NC


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