Jann Kesby

Jann was born in Kempsey, New South Wales in 1954 where her workshop and kilns are situated.
Jann’s relationship with clay commenced during the late 1970’s where she was working in a production workshop before moving to Sturt Craft Workshop, Mittagong under the guidance of
Ian McKay. Jann is fortunate to be ‘old school trained’ as an apprentice in production workshops. During this time she was introduced to woodfiring and has been firing kilns with
wood ever since.
She has spent time in Japan studying and presently has an anagama and catenary arch which she fires her works in.
Jann is currently exploring clay bodies using local decomposed granite and long firings.