Jimmy is currently the Potter-in-Residence for the Artists Hand Gallery in Indiana, Pennsylvania. He has been potting off and on for forty-two years; in studios in California, Ohio, Kentucky, Florida, and Pennsylvania. Jimmy holds a B.A. from Berea College, a graduate of the renowned Student Apprentice Program and a M.F.A. from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. He has studied under David Leach, Ken Ferguson, and Wally Hyleck. His Work has garnered many awards in fine craft shows across the Midwest.