Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, Georgia
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Metals and Jewelry: May 2010

Cum Laude

Work and Intern Experience

Julia Failey (March 2011-Present) 
Intern, Polish and finish cast piece, small soldering jobs, put together pieces of jewelry, store research, Art show research, record inventory, help prepare for shows and overall organization.

Blue Buddha Boutique, Consignment Contractor (September 2010-Present)

Allison Schiller, Jewelry Designer (December 2008-May 2011)
Intern/ Assistant, reset stones in prong settings, created and repaired various necklaces, bracelets and earrings from precious stones, dealt with showrooms and made sure jewelry was sent and received in a timely manner 

Blue Buddha Boutique (April 2006-May 2006)
Intern, learned how to open and close rings properly, create many chainmaille patterns, how to clean rings and made various pattern samples.

Entrepreneur (June 2003- present)
Make and sell jewelry at craft and art shows

Lehman’s School of Dance (September 2003- July 2006)
Teacher’s Assistant and Camp Counselor, taught girls how to make jewelry. 


  • Junior Artist Honorable Mention, Port Clinton Art Festival (August 2009
  • Junior Artist Honorable Mention, Port Clinton Art Festival (August 2008)
  •  Savannah College of Art and Design, Dean’s List (March 2008- March 2010)
  • Honorable Mention Art Award , Wilmette Art s Guild, Necklace (May 2006)
  • George E. Noyes Community Spirit Award (April 2006)
  • Girl Scout Gold Award (April 2006)

Professional Skills

  •  Metalsmithing                                                                                     Computer Skills: Microsoft Word, Photoshop
  • Chainmaille                                                                                            Fine Art                                                                                                                        
  • Enameling, Chasing, Repousse, Keum Boo, Reticulation              Fibers: Crochet, Knitting, Felting


.  “Explorations: New Works by New Artists”                           Aug.-Sept 2011
    The Art Center, Highland Park, IL    
.   Accepted “Fine Fiber Exhibition”, Midwest Fiber and           June 2011
   Folk Art Fair, Grayslake, IL    
. “Fluxuation”, SNAG Student Juried Show,                            May 2011
    Seattle, WA  
·   Savannah College of Art and Design, style week                May 2010
     show at Alexander Hall, Savannah GA                                                       
·  “Bijoux in Bloom, Metals and Jewelry department                 May 2010
      trunk show, Kennedy Pharmacy, Savannah GA
·      SCAD, Exhibit in Taiwan, to recruit future students             May 2010
·      SCAD, School of Design Show, River Club,                       May 2010  
    Savannah, GA  
.  "Eclectic” Senior Show, Fahm Hall, Savannah GA               April 2010
·      Juried Show, Fahm Hall, Savannah GA                             April 2010  
   SJTA student competition and exhibition                           February 2010
    Atlanta Jewelry Trade Show, Atlanta GA     


Organizations and Activities 

Special Topics Fossil Watch Project                                                 November 2009
Designed watch and presented to Fossil

Chicago Metal Arts Guild Member (CMAG)                                  June 2009-Present

Society of North American Goldsmiths (SNAG)  Member           January 2008-Present

SNAG Conference                                                                                    March 2008
Volunteered at the Wedding Ritual Exhibition, sold programs
of the exhibition and greeted guests

SCAD Metals and Jewelry Student Association (MJSA)                 September 2008-present  

The Art Center Member (TAC), Highland Park IL)                        June 2005- Present