Andréa Keys Connell
Born 1980, Manassas, VA, USA Andréa Keys Connell is Associate Professor of Ceramics at Appalachian State University in Boone, NC. She received her BFA from the Maryland Institute College of Art (2002), and her MFA from Ohio University (2009). Andréa’s work has been featured in a number of national and international publications and she has widely exhibited her work. Most recently Andrea was featured in Art Papers, Korean Monthly Ceramics, and Ceramics and the Human Figure. She has had 13 solo exhibitions in various galleries and museums since receiving her MFA in 2009, including The Florida Holocaust Museum, The Clay Studio Philadelphia, and The Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft. Andréa’s sculptures, lectures, and writings demonstrate a desire to investigate how an individual’s personal history affects their identity, behaviors, and actions.