Artist bio: Casey Newberg is an artist and metalsmith in Philadelphia, PA. Newberg received her MFA from the Metals/Jewelry, CAD/CAM program at Tyler School of Art in Philadelphia in 2022, and her undergraduate degree from Kendall College of Art and Design in Grand Rapids, Michigan in 2018. Her early career focused on the intimate relationships she began to deconstruct with not only herself but with maternity and femininity as a whole. The work she created at this time were electroformed vessels that mirrored the similar and often provocative shapes that bodies create when they’re asked to grow in different ways.
Shortly after leaving KCAD, her family was diagnosed with a rare neurodegenerative disease that is both genetic and incurable. Upon receiving this news her electroformed work stopped for a period and she began to focus on the ephemerality and somewhat rotten nature of life. As she continued in graduate school Newberg began developing work that focused on impermanence and followed lines