Iris Hughey is a multidisciplinary artist from Dallas, Texas. She works sculpturally, primarily using ceramics and woodworking. Her sculptures and ceramic objects are humorous and often interactive, involving movable mechanisms, wearable elements, or specific functions that can be activated by the user. Her work explores the importance of humor and play in our lives, and how they can be utilized to make engagement with art more accessible. She received her BFA in Ceramics from the Maryland Institute College of Art in May of 2020 and is currently based in Baltimore.