Cj O’Neill works in ceramics, and has built up a portfolio business since graduating with a BA (Hons) in Three Dimensional Design from Manchester Metropolitan University in 2000. Cj makes lighting and tableware to commission, and sculptural work for exhibition and sale. She has also initiated and run a number of innovative community projects engaging disadvantaged people including NEETs, in ceramic making. As part of her portfolio practice, Cj is also employed part-time by Manchester Metropolitan University as Programme Leader on the Graduate Diploma in Creative Business Development. Cj is a former participant in the Crafts Council’s Next Move graduate support scheme.