Piper Shepard (Baltimore, MD) is chair of the Fibers Department at the Maryland Institute College of Art where she has taught since 1994 and has work in the permanent collections of the Baltimore Museum of Art and The Museum of Arts and Design, New York. Her work has been shown in the Helen Drutt Gallery and the Snyderman-Works Gallery, Philadelphia, PA; the Museum of Arts and Design in New York City; the Baltimore Museum of Art; the Delaware Art Museum; the Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts, The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC; The Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, The Textile Art Centre, Chicago, IL; the Museum of Art and Design in Helsinki, Finland, and the Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery in Birmingham, England. Her work has been featured in Fiber Arts Magazine,Surface Design Journal, and American Craft Magazine and Telos Press has published a monograph on her work.
Shepard has received four Individual Artists Awards from The Maryland State Arts Council in Crafts and holds a BFA in Fiber from the Philadelphia College of Art (UArts), and an MFA in Fiber from the Cranbrook Academy of Art in Michigan.
Piper Shepard will be in residence with Wayne Mills.