Jonathan T. Ginnaty is currently an instructor of ceramics at Chapman University and Saddleback College. He makes a wide variety of artwork, from life-scaled ceramic installations to functional pottery, paintings/drawing and photography. His pottery is a fusion between Swedish minimalist design and a tradition Japanese Zen aesthetic. Jonathan's work has been shown across the United States. Most of his acclaim however, has been due to his large scale ceramic installations. In 2009, Jon won the grand prize for the Orange County Art Grant.
"Handmade pots should look and feel handmade. Making pottery allows me to meditate and to create without the pressure of justification - to explore the medium and simply make what I feel is beautiful."