Blake Kennedy graduated from Appalachian State University earning a BFA in Studio Art with concentrations in Ceramics and Sculpture. After graduation, he maintained his studio practice in the Boone, NC area including being a member at the Collective Studio and Gallery. Kennedy has been the Ceramic Studio Technician and a faculty member at Southwest School of Art in San Antonio, TX since 2015. Recent work has been included in exhibitions at Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati, OH; The Rockport Center for the Arts, Rockport, TX; the Butler Art Center, Butler, PA; and the Wichita Falls Museum of Art, Wichita Falls, TX. In addition to an active studio practice, he enjoys spending time with his four dogs, two cats, and two chickens.