Piper Brett


Piper Brett

Born, 1974 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Piper Brett completed her BFA in glass from the Massachusetts College of Art in 2004.  While at MassArt, she was awarded the Pilchuck Partnership Award, and various Department Awards for excellence.  Piper attended Pilchuck Glass School from 1998 to 2003 as staff, teaching assistant, artist’s assistant, and scholarship student, studying with William Morris, Karen Willenbrink, Randy Walker, and Mitchell Gaudet.  Piper has worked on glassblowing teams for Dale Chihuly, Nancy Callan, Beth Lipman, and Hank Adams as gaffer and assistant to their artworks.  While attending MassArt, Piper spent a year studying sculpture with Mike Newby, beginning her investigations in mediums outside of glass.  In recent years, Piper has participated in several group exhibitions in Boston, MA and Seattle, WA.  She currently lives and works in Philadelphia, PA.

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