Wood Shop Technician
B.F.A., Ceramics/Sculpture, Utah State University, Logan, UT, 2013
A.A.S., Fine Arts, Snow College, Ephraim, UT, 2010
Jonathan Christensen is the Shop Technician for Sculpture’s Wood and Metal Shop. His work at USU focuses on developing the shop’s facilities, safety procedures, and an inclusive studio environment for students. Christensen’s bright career is just beginning with research in utilitarian and figurative ceramics, wood construction, metal casting, and welding techniques. He has exhibited in national group shows at the Taos Clay Center, El Prado, NM; Workhouse Arts Center, Lorton, VA; Kevin Lehman’s Pottery, Lancaster, PA. Recently, Christensen has become more involved in the local arts as a participant of the Craft Lake City Festival, Salt Lake City, UT and a ceramic artist at the Timpanogos Storytelling Festival, Orem, UT. He is currently in the process of developing a portfolio with aspirations of pursuing an M.F.A. in Ceramics/Sculpture.