Dunn has studied sculpture and ceramics at the University of South Florida. After graduating he moved to Durango, CO to set up a studio where he built a small anagama kiln and pursued his interest in wood-fired ceramics. In 1999, Trevor joined the faculty at San Juan College to teach ceramics and sculpture until 2006. In 2009, he earned his MFA degree in ceramics from Utah State University. Trevor has lectured internationally and led workshops around the country in wood firing, salt/soda firing, and kiln building. His work has been shown in numerous exhibitions and is held in public and private collections. In 2009, he received the NCECA Graduate Student Fellowship Award for a proposed study and film project in Jianxi, China. He is currently an assistant professor of ceramics at the University of North Florida.