Beth Jackson's Profile
I began working in metal 12 years ago. I graduated from Earlham College in 2006 with a B.A. in Art, studio emphasis in Jewelry and Metalsmithing. My work has been on display at Miami University of Ohio, Indiana University, and Earlham College. I have participated in juried exhibitions at the Herron School of Art, and the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. In 2002, I received a Gold Key from the National Scholastic Art & Writing Awards.
I spend roughly one third of the year in the wilderness leading groups of teenagers on 3 week backpacking and canoeing courses. Much of my inspiration for my art comes from traveling in wild places. I strive to make pieces that allow the wearer to be observant, by noticing and feeling textures, by considering how something was made and the environmental impact its existence represents, and by feeling how pieces interact with the body…
- Joined April 17, 2011