Biography

Knowledge, skills and passion

jed gjerek

I’m potter and ceramic artist for 20 years now.

Consider myself kinda old school artist who believe art work should be product of knowledge, skills and passion. 

Irelands Ceramic Asociation member since 2018.

Clay Galway member since 2019.

Croatian Ceramic Association member since 2005.

Passionate with traditional ceramic worldwide, inspired with melting pot theory and salad bowl theory and attracted to the traditional artistic pursuits such as painting and sculpture my work in pottery and ceramic reflect multicultural ancient roots affected by multicultural contemporary environment where is not clear is finished piece functional object or purely decorative art work.

Jed Gjerek, ceramic art
Jed Gjerek, ceramic art

Started as potter in traditional pottery of north-west Croatia I am traditional pottery of north-west Croatia expert awarded by the Ministry of Culture of Croatia (National Treasure) with numbers of displaying, workshops, lectures, research work and publication behind.

As tutor in ceramic and pottery field I’m an author of master classes, educational programs, workshops, courses, lectures, trainings and demonstrations for all age groups, educational levels and special students needs. 

My YouTube Channel is followed by thousands with millions of views.