Bri Murphy grew up in the green mountains of Vermont, where she began her career as an artist selling her drawings to her mom for 25¢ apiece. She attended the State University of New York at New Paltz where she earned Bachelor’s degrees in Ceramics, Art Education, and a minor in Art History. After graduating in May of 2013, she moved to Lincoln, Nebraska to be an Artist-in-Residence at the LUX Center for the Arts. She was appointed to the position of Gallery Director from January 2015 to May 2017. She is currently pursuing her MFA in Ceramics at Ohio University.