Art Shirer lives and works in Dallas, TX. He received his B.F.A. from East Carolina University in Greenville, NC, and a M.F.A. from Louisiana Tech University in Ruston, LA. He was also awarded an Artist Fellowship by the State of Louisiana and is a respected sculptor throughout Texas and the Southwest.
Mr. Shirer has taught welding for many years at the Creative Art Center in Dallas. He has also taught at Louisiana Tech University, East Carolina University, Brookhaven College, Midwestern State University, and the University of Texas at Arlington.
Best known for his expertly engineered kinetic sculpture, Shirer’s work and expertise are sought by curators and collectors alike. His extensive exhibition record includes galleries and invitational shows throughout Texas as well as Louisiana, North Carolina, and Arkansas.