Jeff Schmuki 3d art judge Jeff Schmuki was born in Phoenix Arizona and lives in Statesboro, Georgia. Schmuki has completed projects at the American Academy of Rome, Seoul Art Space Geumcheon in South Korea, and the Goethe Institute of Cairo, Egypt. Schmukiâ€™s work has also exhibited in many group exhibitions including, Terra-Cotta, Primitive Future (2011) at the Clayarch Museum in Gimhae, South Korea; Lift Off: Earthlings and the Great Beyond (2011) in the Paul Robeson Galleries at Rutgers University in Newark, New Jersey; Foodture (2014) in the Elaine L. Jacob Gallery, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan. His work can be found in collections of the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C., Incheon World Ceramic Center in Incheon, South Korea, and the Museo Internazionale delle Ceramiche in Faenza, Italia. Schmuki is the recipient of grants from the Pollock-Krasner (2007) and Joan Mitchell (2006) Foundations and is cofounder of PlantBot Genetics, a collaboration with Canadian artist Wendy DesChene.