Brianna Shimer is based in Denton, Texas, where she is a first year Graduate Student in Ceramics at the University of North Texas. Born and raised in Stewartsville, New Jersey, Brianna earned a Bachelors of Fine Arts from New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University in New York. Prior to moving to Texas, Brianna worked as a studio technician at Edinboro University and Studio Coordinator at Erie Clayspace, in Erie, PA.
Working as a studio potter, Brianna is making ceramics intended for functional use and daily life. Her work is inspired by nature and exploring different natural landscapes.