Jenna Vanden Brink*
Jenna Vanden Brink Ceramics offers handmade, functional ceramic wares. Made from start to finish in Pittsburgh, PA, each piece is designed and created to bring joy to the user.
Jenna Vanden Brink grew up in Detroit, MI in a family that valued art and community. After graduating from Calvin College with a BA in studio arts and English, she ventured to Pittsburgh, PA with a devoted group of 10 friends to live and work together.
In Pittsburgh, she landed at Union Project, and worked full time managing the ceramics program, allowing her the cherished opportunity to share her passion for ceramics. Now, she is a full time studio potter and teacher. She creates both porcelain and earthenware lines that feature hand-etched drawings and celebrate the handmade qualities of each piece.
She lives in the Highland Park neighborhood of Pittsburgh with her husband and dog in their labor-of-love 1905 Victorian home.