b. 1968 – Twins Son/Daughter 2003
Jess Parker received her BA in Psychology from Pomona College, Claremont, California in 1990, a BFA in Ceramics from Alfred University, Alfred, New York in 1997, and completed a two-year residency at the Archie Bray Foundation, Helena, Montana in 1999. In 2000 Jess moved back to the San Francisco Bay Area to establish her own studio. She has exhibited nationally and internationally, has taught nationally at art centers and universities, and sat on the board of directors at the Archie Bray Foundation from 2001-2010. Currently Jess is a part-time studio potter and ceramics teacher at the Berkeley Potter’s Studio, and full-time mom living in Berkeley, California.