Jerel Harwood received his Bachelors of Fine Arts at Utah Valley University (Cum Laude) 2010 and is currently in the Masters of Fine Arts Program at Brigham Young University. Jerel has shown art at Brigham Young University’s Gallery 303, Utah State University: Eastern, Utah Valley University Library Gallery, Woodbury Art Museum, Rio Gallery, Orem Arts in the Park and Utah Food and Care Coalition Bowls for Humanity. Jerel’s artwork is in the permanent collection at Big B Creations, and in several private collections. Jerel is one of the charter contributing artists for the Bowls for Humanity yearly event that raises funds for the Utah Food and Care Coalition. He is also one of the founding artists for the Utah Valley University Ceramic Artist Association. Jerel’s work is published in Lark Books’ 500 Raku.