Blake Kennedy is a ceramic artist and educator. He is originally from Winston-Salem, NC, but at the age of eleven he moved to Carolina Beach, NC. The time Kennedy spent growing up in a coastal landscape is one of the greatest influences in his work. He attended Appalachian State University, and graduated in December of 2010 earning a BFA in Studio Art with concentrations in Ceramics and Sculpture. After graduation, Kennedy maintained his studio practice in the Boone, NC area including being a member at the Collective Studio and Gallery. In January of 2015, Kennedy moved to San Antonio, TX to work as the Ceramic Studio Technician and Instructor at the Southwest School of Art.