Instructors

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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Belle Brooke Barer

Belle is a professionally trained goldsmith seeking to pass on the knowledge she has gained from her 22 year career in jewelry arts. She began making jewelry in 2001 at…

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Justin Rothshank

Justin Rothshank is a studio potter working in Goshen, Indiana since 2009. Justin’s ceramic work has been exhibited and published internationally. He has been a presenter, panelist, visiting artist, and…

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Dehmie Dehmlow

Dehmie Dehmlow makes pottery and mixed media sculptures. Originally from Colorado, she earned her BA in Ceramics and Pre-Medical Sciences at CSU. Dehmie has worked all over the country as…

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Paul Donnelly

Paul Donnelly is a studio potter from Kansas City, MO. He is currently a Professor of Ceramics at the Kansas City Art Institute. He received his BFA from Edinboro University…

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Jeana Eve Klein

Jeana Eve Klein’s work explores the intersection of social media, politics, language, and public vs. private personae through traditional textile processes, installation, and sculpture. She has an extensive exhibition record,…

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Patricia L. Cooke

Patricia L. Cooke was born and raised in Greensboro, North Carolina. She earned her BFA in 2011 from Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina. In 2015, Cooke was awarded…

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gwendolyn yoppolo

A passionate educator, writer, and researcher as well as a studio artist, gwendolyn yoppolo is currently serving as Associate Professor of Ceramics at Kutztown University. She has earned an MFA…

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Larissa Huff

Larissa is a wood­worker and teacher who makes custom furni­ture and other func­tional wooden objects in Philadel­phia. As a former math teacher, much of her design and process are inspired…

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Sam Oliver

After graduating with her BFA in 2013, Sam Oliver attended a short term residency at William and Mary in Williamsburg, VA. From there she completed a year and a half…

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Graeme Priddle

Graeme has over 30 years experience making and teaching in the woodworking field, best known for his sculptural turnings/carvings reflecting his life and environments in New Zealand. He has won…

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Tim Lazure

Timothy Lazure is a Professor and Area Coordinator for the Metals Design program at East Carolina University in Greenville, NC. He received his BFA at Rochester Institute of Technology and…

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Chelsea Witt

Chelsea Witt is a woodworker, illustrator, and educator. Their work utilizes rudimentary shapes to explore the way that simplicity and complexity coexist as a response to internal and external events….

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Frankie Flood

Frankie Flood is a Professor and area head of the Metalsmithing and Jewelry Design area at Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina. Flood previously served as Director of the…

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Julia Feld

I’m a hand builder, a painter. After teaching ceramics in California for more than a decade, I finally became a full-time studio artist and moved to York, SC. My main…

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Annie Evelyn

Annie Evelyn is currently head of the Wood Department at Virginia Commonwealth University and has also taught at the Rhode Island School of Design, California College of the Arts, Parsons…

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Charity Hall

Charity Hall is an enamelist and metalsmith who creates biologically-inspired artwork. She shares her passion for metal and enamel through teaching a variety of workshops. Charity’s work is shown at…

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