Jana Evans received her BFA from Southern Methodist University, in Dallas, Texas, with a concentration in ceramics. She furthered her studies at Penland School of Crafts in North Carolina and also worked as a studio assistant to ceramic artist Jerilyn Virden. She then moved to Lincoln Nebraska as a post-baccalaureate student in ceramics at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln. Jana is currently pursuing her Master of Fine Arts degree at Arizona State University in Tempe, Arizona.
I make functional ceramic pottery. For my eyelounge exhibition, I have been combining my love “mod” design with my passion for craft. My intention is to contemporize my functional pottery in a gallery setting.