Jerry Bennett, 2019.
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Jerry Bennett

Jerry Bennett earned his MFA from Indiana University at Bloomington in 1975. In 2005, he was an honored guest at the first International Paper Clay Symposium in Kecskemet, Hungary; and in 2012, he was the leader of the second Paper Clay Symposium. He lives in Philadelphia, where he teaches and runs Two Rivers Studio.


Jerry Bennett. Ozark, 2018. 14x16x22 in. Porcelain paperclay, wire. Photograph by James Mosley.
There is such divergency in the use of paper clay, it leads to confusion for artists new to the material [...] when we use the term “paper clay,” we are really talking about a material composed of cellulose-based fibers, not just paper fibers.