Jo Boyer is excited to bring uniquely queer-hand made ceramic pieces to Magic Makers this year.
Jo uses clay to translate the intersecting feelings of home, isolation, transformations, nature and life cycles.
In gender, business and creative process I am fluid. I do not like my gender or art to be boxed in. I also approach business in a way that I feel will not compromise my artistic or queer integrity. Sometimes it feels like its not the easiest route, but I believe if I stay true to my values as a queer and as an artist, it will always work out in the end…and it has.
I would like to go bigger with my work and also get the community involved in learning about ceramics. The main challenge right now for me is that I do not have the studio space and facilities that I need.
In the queer community I would like to see just overall support and acceptance. I would like to see mutual respect and appreciation for queers in whatever their creative path might be. I would like to see more space for queers and less capitalist pressure.
You can check out more of Jo’s amazing work on her website.