Jill Lawley discovered her love of pottery when she was required to take a three-credit art class in order to finish her undergraduate degree, and she’s been deeply involved with the medium ever since. She holds a BFA in ceramics from the University of Wisconsin at River Falls (1999) and an MFA from Utah State University (2005). She has experience firing wood, soda, salt, and gas kilns, and is now working in oxidation electric firing. Each piece continues to be one of a kind. Prior to establishing her studio, Boise Mud Works, in 2009, Lawley taught ceramics at Boise State University, the University of Iowa, University of Wisconsin River Falls, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts (Gatlinburg, Tennessee), and Lakeside Pottery in Madison, Wisconsin.