Jenny Gawronski was raised in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She received her Bachelor of Fine Arts in ceramics and Bachelor of Science in Art Education degrees in 2001 from Pennsylvania State University. She then continued to study ceramics as a post baccalaureate student at University of Colorado at Boulder and in Gothenburg, Sweden at Hogskolan for Design och Konsthantverk, School of Design and Craft. In 2008 she received her Master of Fine Arts in ceramics from Louisiana State University. Jenny is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Art at Adams State University in Alamosa, Colorado.