Trey Gossett was born and raised in Kansas City. Beginning his career in the arts, Trey primarily worked in small metals and jewelry and in 2001 moved to Arcata, CA to finish his degree and in 2003 received a Bachelor’s degree in sculpture from Humboldt State University. While in California, Trey worked with the Eureka based art group Empire Squared, and helped create and run the Empire Squared gallery and studio space. To continue his education Trey moved to Illinois and earned his MFA in sculpture from Southern Illinois University in 2008. It was at this time that Trey moved to Tennessee and worked as the artist in residence at the Appalachian Center for Craft in Smithville, TN. As of the summer of 2012 Trey calls Nashville home and continues to create work in his mobile studio and currently exhibits his sculpture on the regional and national levels.