Jen Gandee grew up in West Virginia and graduated in 1996 from West Virginia University with a BFA in Ceramics. In 1998, she moved Syracuse, NY. Gandee developed a line of functional ceramic work, which was sold through the ACC wholesale craft market, national craft shows, gallery venues and studio sales from 1999-2005. She received a MFA from Syracuse University’s College of Visual and Performing Arts in 2008. Currently, she is an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Art at Le Moyne College and Cayuga Community College and owns the Gandee Gallery in Fabius.