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Danni Xu

Danni Xu is a Chinese-born artist who currently resides in the United States. She holds an MFA in Jewelry and Metalsmithing from the Rhode Island School of Design, a BFA in Metalsmithing & Jewelry Design, and a B.S. in Tourism,…

Kaytria Stauffer

Kaytria Stauffer is a nonprofit leader, metalsmith, and multi-disciplinary artist living in Philadelphia, PA. She loves abstraction and is particularly inspired by natural elements, landscapes, and maps.

Jina Seo

Jina Seo is an artist and an educator. She teaches metals and jewelry at Missouri State University as an associate professor. Jina was born and raised in South Korea and moved to the U.S. about a decade ago.

Lyndsay Rice

Lyndsay Rice received an MFA from the University of Oregon in 2012 and a BFA from the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee in 2006. Rice works as an educator, studio artist, and curator. Her recent and upcoming projects include a solo…

Azita Mireshghi

Azita Mireshghi is an American born Iranian metalsmith and studio artist living and working in Santa Monica, CA where she was born and raised. Her work in general explores emotional reactions caused by adornment. Azita’s current focus is creating art…

Lori Magno

Lori Magno makes the things that make her happy. She is material-agnostic, but really loves silver, copper and bronze. Enameling and etching are her greatest joys. Creating work that brings people joy is a high calling. Husband, Thomas Magno, is…

Sarah Darro

Sarah Darro is a curator, writer, and visual anthropologist working at the nexus of contemporary craft, art, and design. She is the founder of Green Room Gallery, a moveable kunsthalle and dedicated long-form color study. She lives and works in…

Maru López

Maru López is an artist, educator, and emerging craft researcher. Born in San Juan, Puerto Rico she is presently based in San Diego, CA. Her practice is a process of exploration and a space of reflection about our connections to…

Motoko Furuhashi

Motoko Furuhashi was born in Tokyo, Japan. She received her MFA from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Currently, she is appointed as an Associate Professor at New Mexico State University. Her work has been exhibited nationally and internationally including…

Seth Papac

Seth Papac’s trifurcated practice involves teaching and mentoring students; researching and producing conceptual one-of-a-kind jewelry; and owning and operating a limited production jewelry company, Seth Papac Jewelry. Before joining the faculty at RISD as a Visiting Assistant Professor, he served…

Demitra Thomloudis

Demitra Thomloudis is a studio jeweler and an Associate Professor at the Lamar Dodd School of Art at the University of Georgia. Her research, which explores jewelry’s capacity to express the interrelationship of person and place, has earned her an…

Kerianne Quick

I am a craftsperson, educator, exhibition curator, and person who does too much.

Patricia Madeja

Patricia Madeja

Patricia Madeja—studio jeweler, goldsmith, and educator. Madeja designs and produces unique and limited-edition collections in sterling silver and gold with gemstones and pearls. Her works are inspired by geometry, kinetics, and architectural structures. In the role of educator and BFA…

Michael Brehl

Michael Brehl

I am now semi-retired. I was a stay-at-home dad. I still teach a little bit, work in my studio, and try to fix our house faster than it is falling down.

Jessica Andersen

I am originally from a small town in Iowa, but currently live in San Diego, California. I went to graduate school here, then moved around for a few years before finally returning with my husband. I teach high school art…

Kristi Zevenbergen

I was born in 1957 to parents that should have never had kids. They were successful or engaging in their own rights. I was a latch key kid (eventually homeless) and I would not trade it for the world. I’ve…

April Wood

April Wood is a metalsmith and studio jeweler living and working in Baltimore, MD and making one of a kind and small batch production work, predominantly in steel. She co-founded the Baltimore Jewelry Center, a metals + jewelry community education…

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