Maura Wright, originally from Columbia, Missouri, received a Bachelor of Fine Arts with concentrations in Ceramics and Art History from the Kansas City Art Institute in 2013. She was a Resident Artist at the International Ceramic Studio in Kecskement, Hungary during the summers of 2011 & 2012 and participated in the Project Network symposium at Guldagergaard, the International Ceramic Research Center in Skaelskor, Denmark in 2013. From 2014-2016 she was a Foundation Resident at Red Star Studios while working as a Gallery Assistant at Sherry Leedy Contemporary Art in Kansas City, MO. Before moving to upstate New York for graduate school she was a Spring Resident at the Archie Bray Foundation in Helena, MT. In 2018 she received her Master of Fine Arts from New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University.
She is currently the Exhibitions Manager at the Archie Bray Foundation in Helena, MT.