Brian James Priest is a interdisciplinary artist based in Indianapolis. He has presented his work at Yugong Art Museum, the Indianapolis Museum of Contemporary Art, Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, White Flag Project Space and more. Priest was a recipient of the Efroymson Contemporary Art Fellowship and Arts Council of Indianapolis Creative Renewal Arts Fellowship. He is a Visiting Professor of Sculpture at DePauw University and owner of BJPstudio, a fabrication and design studio. Priest received his BFA from IUPUI Herron School of Art and Design in 2004 and MFA from Washington University in St. Louis in 2007.