Kelly Berning

About the Artist

Kelly Berning has been working with clay for over 25 years and is known for her whimsical figurative sculptures. Kelly received her Master of Fine Arts Degree in Ceramics from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, and her Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Ceramics, at California State University, Chico. Between 2001 and 2012, she taught college-level ceramics in Tennessee and Southern California. She currently lives in Florida where she works as a full-time artist and mother to two young children. Through the years Kelly’s work has evolved into whimsical figurative sculptures. She has exhibited nationally and has been the recipient of several awards including 1st Place in the ACGA Clay and National Juried Competition and has had various publications including A Ceramic Guide, 500 Figures In Clay, Ceramics Monthly, Clay Times Magazine, and Dick Blick Artist's Resources. Kelly also enjoys creating functional ceramics.

Past Exhibitions at Arts on Douglas: