Jennie Ashcraft apprenticed with studio potter, Carol Cooper, then completed an assistantship in the Callanwolde Pottery Department in 1978. She has attended summer workshops at Penland School of Crafts, The Hambidge Center and Valdosta State College. She has been a studio potter and Callanwolde Pottery instructor since 1978. Currently, Jennie is co-owner of Berman Gallery, Inc. (1981 – present). She makes functional porcelain and stoneware pots.