Joanna Bloom is an artist working primarily in clay. Her sculptures are an amalgam of nature, figure and domestic object. Her Portland, Oregon studio is part of the Ash Street Project, a multi-layered creative space she co-created with her husband Thomas Orr. Her work has been exhibited throughout the United States, most recently at Adams and Ollman, Portland, OR, The San Diego Art Institute, San Diego, CA, Pottery Northwest, Seattle, WA and The Cleaners at the Ace Hotel, Portland, OR. Bloom’s work is in the collection at The Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR, The Lumber Room, Portland, OR, The Center for Contemporary Art and Culture at the Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, OR The Baker University Cone Box Collection, Baldwin City, Kansas, and various private collections.