Kelli Rae Adams
Kelli Rae Adams currently lives and works in Providence, Rhode Island. In 2013, she was invited to complete a special project for the David Winton Bell Gallery at Brown University, which culminated in her first solo exhibition. She has also exhibited internationally in private galleries in Japan and India and at the Museum of International Ceramic Art in Denmark and the Contemporary Urban Centre in Liverpool. Her study of ceramics began in Japan, where she apprenticed over a period of five years with Tetsuro Hatabe, a master potter in the Karatsu tradition. Kelli holds an MFA in Ceramics from the Rhode Island School of Design and a BA in Visual Arts and Spanish from Duke University and currently serves as adjunct faculty at RISD. She is also a certified yoga and meditation teacher and a longtime student of contemplative traditions.