Melissa Lawler's Profile

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My jewelry designs are inspired by natural and organic formations and incorporate materials that I am continually drawn to and have been using in my studio work for years. Through these processes, I am able to create ready to wear pieces to accent a variety of looks. Ranging from dramatic to everyday, there is something for every occasion and every outfit!

Melissa Lawler is a printmaker, sculptor and book artist based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. She received her Bachelor of Fine Arts from Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design in 2002 and Master of Fine Arts in Visual Studies from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design in 2007, both with an emphasis in printmaking.

Currently residing in Milwaukee, she keeps an active studio practice and exhibits locally, nationally and internationally. She is currently teaching in the Foundations and Fine…

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  • Joined October 11, 2009

Favorite materials

Glass seed beads, anything with an organic shape, monochromatic color schemes, brightly colored beads, metal, felt

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About

My jewelry designs are inspired by natural and organic formations and incorporate materials that I am continually drawn to and have been using in my studio work for years. Through these processes, I am able to create ready to wear pieces to accent a variety of looks. Ranging from dramatic to everyday, there is something for every occasion and every outfit!

Melissa Lawler is a printmaker, sculptor and book artist based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. She received her Bachelor of Fine Arts from Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design in 2002 and Master of Fine Arts in Visual Studies from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design in 2007, both with an emphasis in printmaking.

Currently residing in Milwaukee, she keeps an active studio practice and exhibits locally, nationally and internationally. She is currently teaching in the Foundations and Fine Arts programs at the Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design and in the Printmaking program at the Peck School of the Arts at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

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