Instructors

Amy Irish

Amy Irish is a full time NC studio potter and ceramics instructor. She makes functional and decorative work out of her home studio in Hillsborough, NC. She uses wheel thrown…

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Zoë Pinnell

Zoë Pinnell is a ceramicist working out of her communal studio, Hamilton Craft Studios, in Hamilton, Ontario. She is a recent graduate of Sheridan College where she received a Bachelors…

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Emily Schroeder Willis

An artist and Associate Professor, Adjunct at SAIC, Emily received her BFA from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities and her MFA from the University of Colorado, Boulder. She has…

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Kate Marotz

Kate graduated from UW-Stout in 2015 where she earned a BFA in Ceramics and BS in Art Education. She currently lives in Marshfield, WI where she works full-time in her…

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Liana Agnew

Liana Agnew is an artist and educator currently living and working in Pittsburgh, PA. Liana earned her BFA and teaching certification from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania in 2015, and earned…

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Timber

  Timber is a queer designer, woodworker, farmer and folk herbalist with a passion for all things wood. Timber brings knowledge and experience to the arena of craft in an…

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Barbara McFadyen

Enameling and metalwork have been Barbara’s lifelong passion. She received her MFA in Metal Design from ECU and her BA in Visual Art from Eckerd College. Recognized through exhibitions with…

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Pattie Parkhurst

Pattie Parkhurst’s passion for metalsmithing has led to an obsession over the finer points of her technique and craft. Whether anticlassically hand raising metal, lapidary (stone cutting), casting, or stone…

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Lydia Martin

Lydia Martin is a contemporary jeweler living and teaching in Little Rock, AR. Her work, built upon the foundations of technical skill, is an exploration of surface, process, and materiality….

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William Vanaria

William Vanaria received his BFA from MassART in 2012 majoring in “Jewelry & Metalsmithing.” He then received a MFA from UMass: Dartmouth in 2016, majoring in “Metals/Jewelry.” Since then, William…

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Suyu Chen

Originally from the south of China, Suyu Chen is currently living and working in Rochester, NY.  She is an adjunct faculty member and a contemporary jewelry artist after graduating from…

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Jolynn Santiago

Jolynn’s work has been exhibited nationally and internationally. Recently, her work was selected for Schmuck 2023 in Munich, Germany and Melting Point Valencia in Valencia, Spain. Her work has been…

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Indigo Cristol

Indigo is a ceramic artist originally from Williamsburg, Virginia. She holds a BA from The College of William and Mary where she double majored in Studio Art and Economics. She…

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Ben Eberle

Ben Eberle is a potter, kiln builder, and ceramic educator from Conway, MA. His career in ceramics began in his teenage years, taking him to Skidmore College and San Jose…

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Elvira Cibotti

En 2007 cambia la arcilla por la cera y comienza a realizar esculturas en pequeño formato para joyería. En 2015 comienza a experimentar con papel. Ha participado en exposiciones en…

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Sylvie Lissa Alusitz

Sylvie Alusitz is a metalsmith, curator, and educator based in Arizona. She explores the relationships we have to people and place, and is strongly influenced by the basketry and textile…

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Courtney Hassmann

Courtney Hassmann is an artist in Albuquerque, New Mexico. She received a BFA in ceramics from the University of North Texas in 2017. She likes long walks and pinching pots.

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Kristin Mitsu Shiga

Kristin Mitsu Shiga is a maker and educator living on the Big Island of Hawai’i. She brings to the classroom a unique set of skills and experience earned through decades…

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Lindsay Minihan

Lindsay Minihan is a skilled metalsmith with a BFA from Massachusetts College of Art and Design. For sixteen years, she served as the Executive Director of Metalwerx, a nonprofit jewelry…

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Hosanna Rubio

Hosanna Rubio specializes in creating wearable art pieces and small-scale sculptures that explore themes such as health, medicine, and nature. They are the winner of the 2018 Lydon Emerging Artist…

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Syma

Syma, is a New York ceramic artist, inspired by ancient ceremonial artifacts. Wishes, dreams, and worries inform her sculptures, vessels, and gallery installations. Syma’s ceramic jewelry was featured at Lesley…

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Louise Perrone

Louise Perrone is a Canadian jewelry artist, originally from the UK. She holds a BFA in Jewelry and Metals from Alberta College of Art & Design and a BA in…

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Claire Webb

Claire Webb is currently Assistant Professor of Jewelry and Metalsmithing at the University of Oregon in Eugene. She received an MFA from SUNY New Paltz in 2021. Her research utilizes…

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Sishi Wang

Born and raised in China, Wang holds a MFA degree in metalsmithing and jewelry design at Indiana University of Bloomington, IN, and a BFA from East Carolina University, NC. Her…

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