Melis Agabigum received her MFA from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and her BFA from the University of Michigan. Her work has been shown both nationally and internationally. Currently, Melis is the area head of Jewelry & 3D Fabrication at Earlham College and an active contributor to Art Jewelry Forum.
Harriete Estel Berman received her MFA in metalsmithing from Tyler School of Art, Temple University. Since then she has exhibited regularly in the United States and Europe including seven solo shows. In addition to teaching, giving workshops, and lectures, her work is in 16 public collections and has been featured in over 40 books.
Christopher Carroll received his MFA from Massachusetts College of Art and Design. He is currently Program Coordinator and Media Lab Manager at Skowhegan School of Painting & Sculpture. His sculpture, video art, and prints created from his exploration into the collision of nature and society have been exhibited nationally and internationally.
MF Dondelinger has studios in northern Idaho and southern Arizona. She follows the sun between them both. Mountain biking, hiking and taking walks with her husband and dogs keep her connected to the land and breathing deep.
Khadiga El-Ghawas is the only female Calligraffiti artist on WideWalls’ top-ten list. She has become Egypt’s first “Light Calligrapher,” and the first woman in the world to master blending words, light, and photography along with nine other men in the world. She is a dentist, graffiti artist, and contemporary calligrapher in Egypt.
Michelle Erickson has a BFA from the College of William and Mary and is an independent ceramic artist and scholar. Internationally recognized for her mastery of colonial era ceramic techniques, her pieces reinvent ceramic history to create 21st century social, political, and environmental narratives.
N. Sean Glover is an artist and educator who uses a wide range of materials and processes (both new and old) to investigate the histories of objects, labor, and technology. He has exhibited internationally. Sean currently teaches at Lesley Art+Design (in Cambridge, MA) and works in his studio in Boston, MA.
Judith+Rolfe is a bespoke paper art studio based in Saint Paul, Minnesota. Judith and Rolfe (noms de guerre) both have backgrounds in architecture. They specialize in creating contemporary artwork out of on-edge paper strips. Themes of geometry, flora, and typography influence the work.
Siobhan Mcbride is received her MFA in painting from the University of Pennsylvania. Her work has been exhibited at Standard Space (Sharon, CT), Tai Modern (Santa Fe, NM), DC Moore (NYC), NurtureArt (Brooklyn, NY), Roswell Museum and Art Center and the University of Maine Museum of Art in Bangor, ME.
Margaret Muza has been practicing wetplate since 2015. Co-owner of an old church, she continues her work in the sanctuary-turned-studio just south of Milwaukee. In addition to documenting families at home during the pandemic, she has been working to photograph the social justice movement in the events following the death of George Floyd.
Dan nauman is an award-winning blacksmith, and has provided ironworks for many organizations and estates including the Lynden Sculpture Garden in Miwaukee and Bjorklunden Lodge in Baileys Harbor. He currently works and teaches at Bighorn Forge, which he established in 1993 in Kewaskum.
Charlotte Potter received her MFA from the Rhode Island School of Design and BFA from Alfred University. In addition to her personal studio practice, Potter has pioneered the field of performance glass in her work as the Glass Studio Manager and Programming Director at the Chrysler Museum of Art in Norfolk, VA.
Courtesy Lisa Sette Gallery.
Austin Stern began blowing glass at the age of 14 and earned a BFA in glassblowing from Emporia State University in Kansas. Since moving to Seattle in 2013 Stern has worked with an array of notable glass artists, taught glassblowing workshops nationally and internationally, and exhibited works in Sweden, Thailand, and the United States.
Frank Trankina received his MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and his MA and BFA from Northern Illinois University. He exhibits internationally, and his work is included in the collections of the John Michael Kohler Arts Center and Rockford Art Museum, among others. Trankina is currently a professor at Northern Illinois University.