Piper Shepard holds a BFA in Fiber from the Philadelphia College of Art and an MFA in Fiber from the Cranbrook Academy of Art in Michigan. Her work has been shown in the Helen Drutt Gallery and the Snyderman-Works Gallery, Philadelphia; the Museum of Arts and Design in New York City; the Baltimore Museum of Art; the Delaware Art Museum; the Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts, The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC; The Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, The Textile Art Centre, Chicago; the Museum of Art and Design in Helsinki, Finland; the Taubman Museum, Roanoke, Va; and the Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, UK
Publications include Fiber Arts Magazine, Surface Design Journal, and American Craft Magazine. Telos Press has published a monograph on her work entitled Portfolio Collection: Piper Shepard. She has received four Individual Artists Awards from The Maryland State Arts Council in Crafts. Her work is in the collections of the Baltimore Museum of Art and The Museum of Arts and Design, New York.