My Guest this Thursday, July 5th at 3 p.m. PDT/6EDT on MetalSmith BenchTalk is contemporary jeweler, enamelist, metalsmith & teacher Alicia Boswell.
About: Alicia received her Bachelor's degree in Functional Design at Murray State University in Kentucky and her Masters in Artisanry from the University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth in Jewelry and Metalsmithing. Her work is in personal and private collections and has been exhibited in juried and invitational shows. She was an Artist-in-Resident at Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts in 2007/08. In 2008/09 she was the Visiting Associate Professor teaching Jewelry and Metal Crafts at PrattMWP in New York and in 09/2010 was sabbatical replacement teaching Jewelry and Metalsmithing at Boise State University in Idaho. Through the Boise City Arts & History Department, Alicia completed a short-term residency in the winter of 2010 & in 2011/12 was a Leap Award Finalist exhibiting her work at the Society for Contemporary Craft in Pittsburgh