Jana Bednarkova Kenney is an independent French artist born in Czech Republic, currently living in California.
She earned a Master of Fine Arts degree in Ceramics at the University of Applied Arts, Prague. Afterwards, she immigrated to France and established the Artaim Studio and Gallery, and a Non-profit organization for ceramic art, in central Paris. She founded the annual “Céramique 14 Paris” exhibition and organized it for five years. Jana also presented Contemporary French Ceramics at the 2008 NCECA conference.
Her ceramics has been exhibited in many countries including Japan and Korea.
After her successful seventeen-year career in Paris and two years of work in Hawaii in JBK Studio in Kailua, she has now taken on a new challenge of creating a large ceramic studio in San Diego, California to pursue her artistic vision.
Jana Bednarkova Kenney is a member of International Academy of Ceramics/L’Academie Internationale de Ceramique since 2001.