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Anika Smulovitz is an artist, metalsmith, and Professor of Art at Boise State University. Smulovitz served on the Board of Directors of the Society of North American Goldsmiths (2009- 2012). Smulovitz’ work is exhibited nationally and internationally, and appears in numerous publications. Her work is included in the permanent collection of The Jewish Museum in NYC, has received a Niche Award and she also holds a US Design Patent for her Lip Liners. She received her MFA (2003) and MA (2001) from University of Wisconsin-Madison, and her BFA from University of Oregon (1997).
Seattle metalsmith Andy Cooperman makes all sorts of things from all sorts of things and is known for applying the rigorous craftsmanship of fine metalsmithing to a wide variety of, often disparate, materials.. He has been a jeweler and metalsmith for over thirty years and a writer and educator for close to that. Andy especially loves making rings—rings of all kinds– from wedding bands to rings sporting nine-inch porcupine quills
Andy teaches and lectures around the country as a visiting artist, seminar and workshop instructor. As an ordained minister in the Universal Life Church, he is also available for parties, bar mitzvahs and weddings.