JANE’S ART CENTER in New Smyrna Beach, Central Florida, is an eclectic fine art gallery featuring art from American and European artists. We are also a Ceramics Facility and offer ongoing Workshops & Classes.
Her Mantra: “Let us not forget our childhood.”
One of the greatest loves of Kelly Berning’s life is working with clay, and for over 25 years, she has poured her heart and soul into her work. Kelly received her Master of Fine Arts Degree in Ceramics at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, and her Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Ceramics, at California State University, Chico. Between 2001 and 2012, she taught college level ceramics in Tennessee and Southern California.
She currently lives in Florida where she works directing the ceramic facility at Jane’s Art Gallery in New Smyrna Beach. Through the years Kelly’s work has evolved into whimsical figurative sculptures. She has exhibited nationally and has been the recipient of several awards including 1st Place in the ACGA Clay and National Juried Competition and has had various publications including A Ceramic Guide, 500 Figures In Clay, Ceramics Monthly, Clay Times Magazine and Dick Blick Artist’s Resources. Kelly also enjoys making functional work.
Originally from the city of Buffalo, NY, Heather has been an active member of our community since relocating to the NSB/Edgewater area in 2000. She is well known for facilitating, coordinating and managing events small and large from fundraisers and weddings to corporate events. Heather can be found consulting and managing events for many of our local businesses, that not only market new clients but that also create a fresh new atmosphere to the establishments current business model. Otero prides herself on finding ways to make each event exciting and inviting to all demographics. “Our community is amazing and we have so much to offer to our visitors, as well as to one another. I am honored to be a part of that growth.”
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