Colby Charpentier is an artist working primarily in ceramics. His work addresses materiality and relationships between architecture and the vessel. Colby received his BFA in Ceramics and Glass from the New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University in 2013, and an MFA in Ceramics from Cranbrook Academy of Art in 2021. He has worked as a studio assistant to artists Daniel Clayman and Chris Gustin, and completed residencies at Sonoma Ceramics in Sonoma, CA, The Morean Center for Clay in St. Petersburg, FL, and The Ceramics Program, Office for the Arts at Harvard University. He taught classes at these residencies as well as Massachusetts College of Art and Design.