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Resume and CV



2020-2021: University Of Massachusetts Masters of Fine Arts Graduation May 2022


2019-20: University Of Massachusetts Dartmouth Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Artisanry


May 2017: Florida Gulf Coast University Major Art / Minor in Digital Design


2013-2017: Florida Gulf Coast University Honors College Recognized Honors

With Distinction GPA: 3.99


2017: Students Perspectives Lecture Presentation Mini Heat 2: Accessible Atmospheres

NCECA Conference- Portland, OR. This session was a forum on accessible strategies for

atmospheric firings.


2015-Present: Member - National Council on Education for Ceramics Conference 


2015: Study Abroad: University of South Florida

Paris, France - One month Art History and Appreciation.

La Biennial di Venezia, Art Internship and Seminar.

Venice, Italy 



2024: NCECA Cup of Merit Award

2024: Winter Residency Penland School Of Craft

2020-21: UMD Retirement Association Scholarship

2017: Inducted Florida Gulf Coast University Hall Of Fame The Highest Recongnition Reserved for  those who have demonstrated superior leadership, integrity and achievement. 

2016: Seidler Research Fellowship Grant:

Pursued undergraduate research through into Soda/Gas/Wood electric kiln conversion.

2014-2016: Florida Gulf Coast University Honors Scholarship

2013-2014: Cecile Liston Wang

2013: Admissions Merit Scholarship



2023: American Craft Winter 2024: Tea Time pg15


Estero-based ceramicist Jordan Blankenship melds functionality and design for thoughtful, everyday essentials.

2022:Art Beat reviews 'Conversations Between CVPA Faculty and Students' by Don Wilkinson

2021: As seen in People Magazine "10 Housewarming Gifts That Beat Bringing a Bottle of Wine — All Under $50 on Amazon"


2024: Visiting Artist Workshop College of The Florida Keys 

2019-2024: Sole Proprietor Jordan Blankenship Handcrafted Ceramics 

Oversee and manage production of functional line of ceramics. In charge of 

managing inventory and designing custom lines.

2023: Visiting Artist Workshop at Florida Gulf Coast University

2021:  Professor For FOU 130 3D Form and Space University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

2020-21: Ceramics Technician University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

Managed the studios: administratives duties included repairing kilns, supervising committes, and material orders.

2020-2022: University of Massachusetts Ceramics Club: Treasurer

In charge of the budget and events. Special attention towards managing 

fundraising and sales.

2017-2019: Clay More Ceramics: Art Director

I taught the beginner & Intermediate wheel throwing courses. I ran the business operations at Claymore, duties included helping the resident artists and daily studio management. I coordinated monthly events and workshops.  Served in an administrative role  such as: 

supervising staff, assisting with hiring process, and training staff.

2019:  Surface Design Workshop Naples, FL

2016-2019: Naples Empty Bowls  Cooridinator

Volunteer Position raising money to fight food insecurity. Helping organization reach their goal of 4,500 bowls each year. I coordinate monthly events and manage the production line.

2014-2017: Arts Exploration Club: President

In charge of the Club operations, travel, and fundraising. Planned group trips to events such as Art Basel and travel accommodations to conferences for students. 

2015-2016: University Design Group: Treasurer

In charge of the club budget and events.

2015: Florida Gulf Coast University Internship

Student Intern organizer for the Annual FGCU Empty Bowls Event. Raised over $5000.00 each year for food insecurity in our neighborhood through collaboration with Interfaith Charities 

of South Lee.



2024:  Juried Old Church Pottery Show "In Hand" (JUROR: Bruce Dehnert)  NJ

2024: Juried Savannah Clay Community: “SIP: A Ceramic Cup Show.” (JUROR: Jen Allen) Savannah, GA


2023-2024: American Craft Made Online Artists Directory,  pop-up marketplace events .

2022: Parachute Gallery : "One and Only " يكتا centers around the project Green Wedding by Fort Myers, FL-based Iranian artist, Leila Mesdaghi, and includes the work of six additional regional and national artists: Sharareh Allahyari, Jordan Blankenship, Golbanou Moghaddas, Pottery Boys - Glenn Woods and Keith Herbrand, and Rebecca Stevens.

2022: Conversations: Between CVPA Faculty + Students CVPA Campus Gallery, UMass Dartmouth

2021: Group Exhibition: Variations in Clay: Exploring Clay as Medium in Contemporary Ceramics, New Bedford, MA

2021:Juried Applied Contemporary: Form & Function Oakland, CA ( JUROR: Christa Assad) 

2020: Juried Clay Center of New Orleans: Function Fest New Orleans, LA (JUROR: Martha Grover)

2020: CVPA Feature Jordan Blankensip

2018: Juried Bonita Springs Art Center: Black & White Exhibition Bonita Springs, FL

2017: Senior Project Exhibition Structuring Light Fort Myers, FL

2017: 19th Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition Fort Myers, FL

2016: Project Vanishing Visible Part of Collaboration with Artist Residency

Micheal Massaro. Fort Myers, FL

2016: 18th Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition Fort Myers, FL

2015: 17th Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition Fort Myers, FL


2021:Penland Wood Concentration:Cork workshop


2019: Craft and Legacy: Writing a History, Preserving a Field

Deer Isle, Maine: The 2019 Haystack Summer Conference


2019: The Complete Lisa Orr Naples, FL

2019: Steven Hill “Throwing, Assembling, Finishing, Atmospheric-Like Effects for 

Electric Firings.” Bonita Springs, FL


2018: Surface Design with Molly Hatch Northampton, MA


2018: Slip Trailing with Anabel Johnson Provided assistance with workshop

Naples, FL


2018: 5th Annual Florida Heat: Surface Design 

Morean Center for Clay. St. Petersburg, FL


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2020-2022: Henro Company Estero, FL

2022: Young Design Floral Studio Newport, RI

2021-2022: Fitz Bennett Home Portland, Maine

2021: Collaboration with Allie Bee Candle Co.

2021: Narrative Coffee Roasters Naples, FL

custom design for new product launch, custom mugs.

2021: Wald & Sea Newport, RI

Collaboration to create a curation of gorgeous global finds for the home.

2019-2021: Kaleidoscope Floral Naples, FL

Collaboration featuring hand crafted items for the home.

2020-2021: Pepperstreet Studios Naples, FL

Product design for a series of candle holder designs, sold throughout southern regions.

2021: Kristiina Taylor Oregon 

2020: Starts at Sundown E-Commerce 

2020: Stamm and Black Acton, MA

A high end interior design home décor store located in Acton.

2020: Yin Yang Tea Co. Jacksonville, FL




Microsoft Office: Word, Power-point, Excel

Adobe Cloud Suite: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign


Knowledge and understanding  of kiln design experience with wood, gas and electric firings. 

Executed designs for production managing multiple product orders while staying organized and meeting deadlines.

Served in an administrative role skills in a managing studio and class scheduling. Experience Leading members and resident artist. 


Strong Problem Solving skills / Strong Interpersonal skills / Strong leaderships skills





James Lawton

Professor of Art & Design: Ceramics University of Massachusetts



Patricia Fay

Assistant Director Bower School of Music & the Arts 

& Professor of Art:


239- 590- 7229

Rebecca Hutchinson 

Professor of Art & Design: Ceramics University of Massachusetts


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