Gregory Pierce is a studio artist and educator living in Kennewick, Washington. He completed his B.F.A. at The New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University and his M.F.A. at San Diego State University. In addition he has worked and taught in various professional art studios in Texas, California and Massachusetts, and participated in artist residencies at the Watershed Center for Ceramic Art in Maine, the Mendocino Art Center in California, North Cascades National Park in Washington, and the Lokstallen in Kirkenes, Norway. Research grants and other opportunities have led Pierce to England, Norway, Russia, Sweden, and Ecuador to participate in workshops and exhibitions abroad.
Pierce exhibits his work regionally and nationally, and he is currently a member of Gallery 110 in Seattle, Washington. In 2015 Pierce became Chair of the Fine Art Department at Heritage University in Toppenish, Washington.