Jo Taylor studied ceramics at Bath Spa University, graduating from the Masters Degree with distinction in 2012, and was elected a member of the Royal Society of Sculptors in 2014.


During lockdown in 2020 she was commissioned by Crowood Press to write “Handbuilt Ceramics” which was published in October 2021; her techniques were featured in Ceramic Review Magazine‘s “Masterclass” article & accompanying film in September 2020.


In 2019 she was commissioned by broadcasting network ITV to interpret their logo as sculpture, filmed for an ident broadcast nationally . Awards include a residency at Marchmont House in 2021 and the “Frames of Reference” bursary with Ginkgo Projects and Arts Council England funding for project Grow Flow Show in 2018. Public collections include the University of Chichester, Pallant House Gallery, Aberystwyth University Ceramics Collection, Bath Spa University Collection & the Swindon Museum Collection of Modern British Art.


Exhibition highlights include COLLECT, Artefact and Crafting a Difference with Vessel Gallery; 10th Gyeonggi International Ceramic Biennale & RWA Sculpture Open 2019; PlatFORM at TATE Liverpool, 2018; Ceramica at RIBA North Liverpool, 2017; Sweet 18, Kasteel D'Ursell 2015; solo show Emergence, Holburne Museum, Bath, 2012.