Artist bio: Sarah C. Chapman has worked as a studio jeweler, metalsmith, and educator for over 25 years. She shows her metal jewelry and sculpture at juried art exhibitions and galleries throughout the United States. Further professional accomplishments include exhibiting at the Dubuque Museum of Art and the SOFA exhibition, earning the Revere Academy’s Mort Abelson Scholarship Award, winning the Penland School of Crafts Metals Scholarship, and receiving a commission by Moen Incorporated to design and fabricate a statement necklace used in an international television campaign. Sarah demonstrates her passion for the metalsmithing field through educating others in metalsmithing techniques and in the history of jewelry arts. Viewing her own craft education as dynamic, Chapman’s background is a hybrid of academic studies, including a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Northeastern Illinois University combined with an ongoing love for self-directed exploration of metalsmithing techniques and processes.