Fredericton based ceramic artist Martin Jarman grew up on the Pacific coast in Victoria, BC.  He first moved to New Brunswick in 2001, since then he has periodically left, but always returned.  From 2011 to 2014 he attended the New Brunswick College of Craft and Design, ultimately earning a certificate of Foundation Visual Arts and a Diploma of Fine Craft with honours in ceramics.  Upon graduation he also was awarded the Erica Deichmann Gregg scholarship for his pursuit of becoming a studio potter.  He then spent the next year working as the studio technician at Island Stoneware Inc, a large producer of handmade pottery on Prince Edward Island.  While he was a student he participated in the Dirty ceramics exhibition in the NBCCD Gallery.  Jarman also exhibited his work in the 2014 NBCCD diploma graduation show In Our Hands at the Beaverbrook Art Gallery in Fredericton, NB.  In May 2015 he was involved in the curated pop-up gallery Project A.  He then attended a workshop on writing about art with American art critic Edgar Allen Beem in October 2015.  Jarman was then part of the Christmas Choice exhibition at Gallery 78 in November 2015.  He was also juried into the New Brunswick Craft Council in November 2015.  In February of 2016 he exhibited work at the Gallery at ACTS show that was held during the ACTS tradeshow in Halifax, Nova Scotia.  Having recently completed the graduate program he was attending at NBCCD he has set up a small workshop in Prince Edward Island and is continuing his studio practice.  He has also returned to his position as Studio Technician at Island Stoneware Inc.

 
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