Avé Rivera is a ceramic artist born and raised in Connecticut. She received her bachelors in studio art from Southern Connecticut State University in 2014, where she focused on sculptural ceramics. She continued her education at UMass Dartmouth for a post baccalaureate in ceramics. Much of her inspiration is gathered from nature, pop culture, and personal experiences. She has exhibited throughout New England and currently has work in several galleries and shops. When shes not in her own studio or at Craftivate, you can catch her watching anime with her pug, most likely eating tacos.