Brian Nettles is a studio potter living in Pass Christian, Mississippi; B.F.A in ceramics and sculpture from the University of Southern Mississippi, studied wood firing on multiple trips to Japan.
He’s been making pots and teaching for over 20 years; The Studio Director of Ceramics at the Ohr O’Keefe Museum of Art, in Biloxi Mississippi from 1997-2005; He now operates Nettles Pottery where he makes pots, operates a teaching studio, showroom and sculpture garden.
Brian has taught and lectured at universities, art schools, clay centers, N.C.E.C.A. and has built over 45 kilns. His work is in private and public museum collections in America, Japan, and Europe.