by Brittany Rea
Brittany Rea is the multifaceted artist behind Rea Designs, established in 2016. Originally from New Jersey but currently residing in Rochester, Rea moved to New York in 2009 where she attended Pratt at Munson Williams-Proctor Art Institute and the New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University, graduating in 2014 with a BFA. Rea has been a ceramics instructor to students of all ages in various art centers, has assisted numerous artists at View Art Center, K Design Studio, and Haystack Mountain School of Craft, and held the position of artist in residence at Sonoma Ceramics at Sonoma Community Center and The Adorned Studios. Now partnered in The Adorned Studios along with Marisa Krol of Interstellar Lovecraft, Rea teaches jewelry classes and continues to grow and evolve as Rea Designs.