A native of Massachusetts, Jodi Colella creates provocative, tactile artwork that often includes public participation and uses a broad range of materials. She has exhibited widely and has been featured in Huffpost Art & Culture, Artscope, The Boston Globe, Harvard Crimson, 500 Felt Objects, Boston University’s Arts & Science Magazine, and The Worcester Telegram. She has taught at Society for Craft in Pittsburgh, Surface Design Association’s Confluence conference in Minneapolis, and the Eliot School in Boston. She earned a BA from Boston University. She studied at the Massachusetts College of Art and Design in Boston, as well as Tuft University’s School of the Museum of Fine Arts.