Faculty/Staff Bio

Jo-Ann E. Schieffelin class=

Jo-Ann E. Schieffelin

B.A., Southern Connecticut State University

Studio Art


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Year Appointed: 2000

Jo-Ann has lived and worked at Taft for the past 27 years. After completing her pottery degree, she worked with master potter Guy Wolff and taught at Wooster School-Wooster Community Art Center, teaching pottery to adult and high school students. Since 1988 she has taught hundreds of Taft students how to make pottery on the potter’s wheel. Jo-Ann also maintains a home studio where she designs, makes and sells her own pottery. Her work can be found at art centers and galleries in Connecticut and Massachusetts. When she is not working in the Taft or home pottery studios, Jo-Ann enjoys horseback riding, kayaking, biking and spending time with her husband, Steve.

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