Trey Gossett was born and raised in Kansas City. Beginning his career in the arts, Trey primarily worked in small metals and jewelry, 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 helping to 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. As of the summer of 2012 Trey calls Nashville home where he continues to create and exhibit his sculpture on the local, regional and national levels.