Bri Kinard is a ceramic and mixed media artist. Currently she is an Instructor of Ceramics and Head of Technical Operations of the ceramic studio at the School of Visual Art and Design at the University of South Carolina in Columbia, South Carolina.
She studied at California State University in Los Angeles California and holds a Bachelors of Fine Arts in Ceramics from the University of South Carolina. In 2012 she completed her Masters of Fine Art in Ceramics at the School for American Crafts at Rochester Institute of Technology in Rochester, New York.
Kinard exhibits her work extensively throughout the Southeastern United States and the Mid West. Her sculptural forms reside in many private collections and reviews about her work appear in significant ceramic publications.