Jackie Uthus' Profile
Pottery, fused glass, jewelry, sculpture, furniture, jewelry, painting, felting, weaving. Original art; whimsical, clever, and fun! Serious art, too. Thoughtfully designed, handmade and crafted with care in Grand Forks, North Dakota.
I am a teacher and artist. I started making art 30 years ago when painted wood birds, bunnies, etc. were all the rage. When our youngest daughter was in 4th grade I went back to college (my first degree in Occupational Therapy was never put to good use) to earn a degree in visual art.
I started a non-profit organization, ArtWise, to promote and establish an art program for elementary students. After nearly 20 years it is still going, and growing, strong.
I taught elementary art for our local school district for 12 years, sought and found grant funding to purchase and…
- Born on September 14
- Joined March 11, 2008