Trent Burkett

Artist Biography

Trent Burkett is a potter, sculptor, and professor of art. He is currently an Associate Professor of Ceramics and Sculpture at University of the Pacific in Stockton, CA.

Burkett was born in San Bernadino ,CA in 1970. He was raised all over the US, yet has spent a majority of his life in Sacramento, CA. He completed his MFA in Ceramics at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, and his MA and BA at Sacramento State University, CA.

Burkett has established himself as a nationally exhibiting artist based in the California Central Valley. He continues to build on his current successes in teaching, creative research, and sharing his pottery and sculpture with a vigilant audience.

One can view his work at Trax Gallery, Berkeley, CA; JayJay Gallery, Sacramento, CA; The Museum of Craft and Design Store, San Francisco, CA; the Signature Shop and Gallery, Atlanta, GA, and Stewart Kummer Gallery, Guallala, CA.


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Trent Burkett - <b>AD Duck and Material Study #1</b>, 2015, installation
Trent Burkett - <b>Cabinet #1</b>, 2015, Misc. materials, 88 x 48 x 11 inches
Trent Burkett - <b>Material Study #4 and Cabinet #2</b>, 2015, installation
Trent Burkett - <b>Material Study #8</b>, 2015, Misc. materials, 30 x 27 x 6.5 inches
Trent Burkett - <b>Material Study #10</b>, 2015, Misc. materials, 56 x 16 x 19 inches