Jess Portfleet

Jess Portfleet is a ceramic artist based in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.  Her current work explores the relationships we have with objects and human concepts of ownership, subordination,collaboration and agency relative physical objects and their definitions.

She is currently a studio arts instructor in the Visual and Performing Arts department of Michigan Technological University in Houghton, USA, as well as an MFA candidate at Emily Carr University in Vancouver, BC.