Jennifer Zwilling

Curator of Artistic Programs at The Clay Studio, Philadelphia.

Areas of specialist interest:

  • Contemporary American ceramics.
  • Arts and Crafts movement in the US.
  • The Clay Studio Collection.
  • History of modern craft.
  • WWII and The Craft movement in the US.


Jennifer Zwilling is currently the Curator of Artistic Programs at The Clay Studio in Philadelphia. There she oversees the gallery exhibitions, the shop (which represents over 100 functional potters from North America), Guest Artist in Residence Program, and the Resident Artist Program. Previously she was Assistant Curator of American Decorative Arts, with a focus on Contemporary Craft, at The Philadelphia Museum of Art, which has one of the best museum collections of contemporary ceramics in the United States.  In addition, Zwilling spent ten years developing and teaching an extensive college course on the History of Modern Craft and Design 1850-Present at Tyler School of Art, Temple University.


  • Curator
  • Art Historian
  • Project Management
  • Research


Based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Tel: 215-925-3453 (ex.18)