Jody Greenman-Barber has a BFA (1998) and MFA (2016) in ceramics from the University of Regina. Inspired by contemporary dance and improvisation, herexpressive and animated ceramic sculptures record and convey the essential feeling of embodied sensations in forms that derive from pottery concepts and methodologies. Her interest in performance and dance inherent in the making of ceramics has led to explorations and collaborations with photography and film making. In 2010, her short film Clay Play was screened with Ateliers d’Art de France 7th International Film Festival on Clay and Glass with additional screenings at the Centre de Ceramique Contemporaire de la Borne, and at Malicorne Espace Faïence in Malicorne-sur-Sarthe, France. Throughout her career, Greenman-Barber has participated in residency programs including the Medalta International Residency program in Medicine Hat, Alberta and the International Research Centre for Ceramic Arts at the Guldergaard in Skaelskor, Denmark . Jody has received numerous grants, scholarships and awards including the Saskatchewan Innovation and Opportunity Graduate Scholarship and runner up for the Winifred Shantz Award for Ceramics in 2014. In 2015 one of her sculptures was selected for the 2015 Gyeonggi International Ceramic Biennale competition in Icheon, Korea. Jody Greenman-Barber resides and works in Buena Vista, Saskatchewan.