Jeremy Colbert is a Lecturer of Art in Sculpture, Ceramics, and Foundations at The University of Kentucky. Born and raised in Oklahoma and Native American artist from the Chickasaw Tribe he received his B.A. in Studio Art from Southeastern Oklahoma State University in 1999 and his M.F.A. in Sculpture and Ceramics at Florida State University in 2002. He taught sculpture at Florida State University, The University of South Alabama, before becoming the Facilities Specialist in Sculpture and Ceramics at the University of Kentucky from 2008 to 2015. In 2016, he was promoted to a Lecturer of Art and gives lectures and demonstrations in a variety of process including patinas, powder coating, molding and casting techniques to sculpture classes. He also teaches Metal Casting, Blacksmithing, Drawing, and Three-Dimensional Design, as well as BFA practicum course to prepare students for technical assistantships, as well as maintain sculpture and ceramic facilities, including equipment, and operation budget for Sculpture Area.
Jeremy’s art has been shown nationally and internationally. His art has always been about personal expression with multiple levels of communication. The right material and image in the right context says the right thing. It is all about connecting to the viewer in a visual conversation."