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About Jocelyn

Jocelyn Sandberg

Jocelyn has been making pots since elementary school. She would eventually study craft and material at Virginia Commonwealth University in Virginia before exploring other paid apprenticeships and jobs in advanced pottery techniques, jewelry-making, and fiber. Since 2019, Jocelyn has been focusing on functional pottery both wood-fired in Nelson County and electric-fired in Richmond. She currently has a studio at Shockoe Bottom Clay in Richmond, VA.

Education and Background

Potter, Jocelyn Sandberg 
Richmond, VA | Jun 2019 – present

Studio Weaver, Kathy Hutchinson Handwoven
Camano Island, WA | May 2018 – Feb 2019

Bench Jeweler, Gabriel Ofiesh Studio
Charlottesville, VA | Sep 2013 – Sep 2017

Bench Jeweler, Marraccini Designs
Charlottesville, VA | Jan 2011 – Jun 2012

Advanced Ceramics, Piedmont Virginia Community College
Charlottesville, VA | 2009 – 2010

Studio Apprentice, Tye River Pottery
Nelson County, VA | 2010

Retail Jewelry Sales, Angelo Jewelry
Charlottesville, VA | Sep 2008 – Jun 2012

Elementary Art Teacher, Cumberland County Public Schools
Cumberland, VA | Aug 2007 – Jun 2008

BFA, Craft and Materials; BA, Arts Education, Virginia Commonwealth University
Richmond, VA | 2006

Beginning through advanced ceramics, Chester Springs Studio at Yellow Springs
Chester Springs, PA | 1994 – 2000