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Jackie Talmey-Lennon Biography – Jackie Talmey-Lennon Wiki
Jackie Talmey-Lennon is a Canadian potter and contestant on The Great Canadian Pottery Throwdown 2024. She lives in Vancouver, B.C. and has worked in pottery for a decade, both as a wheel-throwing instructor and as a studio technician.
After taking a pottery class at a studio in Vancouver, she was immediately hooked and went on to graduate from Emily Carr University of Art and Design. Jackie also sculpted for her brother’s stop-motion film.
Jackie started making pottery in 2003 at Emily Carr. She told CBC: “I took a ceramics class in the same room that is now the TGCPTD studio. I found it so intimidating, I gave up right away. I would eventually drop out of school altogether.
“Ten years later, I was walking on the seawall with my dad when we passed a studio advertising pottery classes. I casually remarked that it was something I wished I could do and then I carried on walking. An embarrassing amount of time later, I discovered that I was talking to myself in public. My dad was gone. When I found him, he was inside the studio paying for my first wheel throwing class.”
Describing her pottery style in three words, she said: “Colourful, detailed and mine”.
Jackie Talmey-Lennon Age
Potter Jackie Talmey-Lennon was aged 39 at the time of filming of The Great Canadian Pottery Throw Down in 2023.
Jackie Talmey-Lennon Great Canadian Pottery Throw Down
Jackie Talmey-Lennon, 39, is a contestant on the inaugural season of The Great Canadian Pottery Throw Down on CBC and CBC Gem. Award-winning artist and ceramics instructor Brendan Tang and renowned ceramicist and educator Natalie Waddell serve as judges.
Speaking about the possibility of winning The Great Canadian Pottery Throw Down, Jackie said: “Twenty years ago I stood in this studio and disqualified myself. I now know that’s not my job. My job is to show up for all eight weeks, use every minute and every resource I am given and make it hard for the judges to do their jobs.”
The Great Canadian Pottery Throw Down Season one potters are Kiefer Floreal, Alice Gibson, Thomas Haskell, Susan Johnston, Renu Mathew, Andrew McCullough, Jen Sonnenberg, Jackie, Elsa Valinas and Michael Wood.
Jackie Talmey-Lennon Instagram
Jackie Talmey-Lennon’s Instagram handle is @jackietalmeylennon.