Jodi has always been driven by a desire to paint something, make something, or fix something. After taking numerous art classes at Central Piedmont Community College and participating in several ceramic workshops, Jodi built a studio and gallery on her property in South Charlotte, Her Industrial Design Bachelors Degree, ceramics education and free form carvings have emerged as her signature style, creating unique pieces with structural integrity and aesthetic interest. Influenced by Mexican and Chinese Folk Art, her brightly colored work often includes re-purposed wrought or cast iron. A form of journaling, her carvings many times feature people she has met on her journey. She is a Charlotte, NC transplant from Texas.