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Metals and Jewelry
Art + Design
College of Arts and Sciences
(773) 442-4918
Metals and jewelry fabrication techniques in ferrous and non-ferrous metals including: soldering, casting, smithing, enameling, etching, electroforming, chasing and repousse, hydraulic press, mold-making, powder coating, plastics, Rhino, AutoCad, 3d-printing, and laser cutting.
Courses Taught
Studio Experience: Metals and Jewelry
Metals and Jewelry I
Metals and Jewelry II
Metals and Jewelry III
Metals and Jewelry IV
Research Interests
I am interested in adornment and the role that jewelry plays in society and culture. I am also interested in material studies, the history of craft, and what it mean to be a maker.

Masters of Fine Arts: Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

Bachelor's of Arts: Boston University, Boston, MA

Selected Publications

Smitten Forum 2015: A Creative Gathering of Makers              

Keep it in the Can, The Tribute Pins: Exhibition Catalogue, Equinox Gallery

Showcase 500 Beaded Jewelry: Lark Books

Humor In Craft: Juror Brigitte Martin, Schiffer Publishing

MFA Graduate Catalogue: Indiana University

Selected Exhibitions

Works From Around Our State: Evanston Art Center: Evanston, IL

Adorned Spaces Pop-Up: Smitten Forum 2015: Boston Park Plaza Hotel: Boston, MA

Adorned Spaces Pop-Up: #thisisabrooch: Boston Park Plaza Hotel: Boston, MA

NEIU Studio Arts Faculty Biennial: NEIU Fine Arts Center Gallery: Chicago, IL

Brooch Show: The Racine Arts Center: Racine, WI

Material Topics: Making Marks: Jenkins Fine Arts Center: Greenville, NC

Ctrl + A: Attendee Exhibition: Fine Arts Building: Bloomington, IN

Keep it in the Can, The Tribute Pins: Equinox Gallery: San Antonio, TX

Common Thread, MFA Thesis Exhibition: Grunwald Gallery of Art: Bloomington, IN

Pieces of Eight: Fuller Project Space: Bloomington, IN


FA 112B
5500 N. St. Louis Ave.
Chicago, IL 60625
United States

(773) 442-4918
Office Hours
By appointment
Main Campus