Artist bio: Linda Seebauer Hansen is an American artist who lives in the Midwest. Her metalworking and creative background combine traditional craft and artistic techniques. She explores visual and material studies that focus on jewelry, sculpture, object construction, and manipulation of readymades. Her art-making practice includes a wide spectrum of approaches that engage thinking and working with hand processes. Linda touches on personal, social and environmental themes that bring together meanings and uses of materials for adornment, discourse and theory. She holds a MFA from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a BFA from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. Her artwork is exhibited and collected nationally.