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Heather Nameth Bren

Heather Nameth Bren is a ceramic artist, professor, curator, and writer in the Twin Cities, Minnesota. Bren serves as an artist-mentor to the Minnesota New Institute for Ceramic Education (MN NICE) program at Northern Clay Center in Minneapolis where she also serves on the board.  


In sharing my story of managing depression as an artist, I intend to break down some of the isolation caused by trauma ... and reveal how well-being and creativity share a symbiotic relationship.
Fueled by a curiosity about the limits of clay explored throughout human history, I know that everything I make exists within a larger context.