Jessica Sallay-Carrington is a queer sculptural ceramic artist living in Montreal. Clay has been a big part of Jessica’s life since she was a child, and in 2014 she received her BFA in ceramics at Concordia University. Currently she continues to produce work in her home studio and actively pursues artistic travel opportunities. Attending artist residencies has brought Jessica to Greece, Italy, Denmark, as well as Maine and Virginia in the USA. Residencies and teaching workshops has brought her to Canada’s east coast of Nova Scotia and New Brunswick and in the west to British Columbia. Jessica has been part of many group exhibitions around Canada and the USA as well as one in Italy. She has had four solo exhibitions in Canada, the most recent one was on Salt Spring Island in BC to mark the end of their 3-month residency. Throughout Jessica’s career she has won four awards for her sculptures and received one grant to attend a residency in Italy. She has also been featured in multiple publications including CBC Exhibitionists, New York’s ArtTour International Magazine, and the book Céramique 90 Artistes Contemporains.