Marissa Saneholtz began metalsmithing and jewelry work while in high school in Bowling Green, Ohio, continuing on to earn a BFA Degree in metals from Bowling Green State University in 2008. She graduated from the Master of Fine Arts Program in Metal Design at East Carolina University in Greenville, NC. After working for two years with the Italy Intensives East Carolina University study abroad program as an instructor and studio manager, she moved to Vail, Colorado and is currently working for Jim Cotter in his galleries and studio. Her work has been published in the book Art Jewelry Today III, Contemporary Jewellery Yearbook (2013/2014), as well as in Metalsmith Magazine. She has also created work that has been exhibited both nationally and internationally in shows such as Best of 2013 hosted by Ohio Designer Craftsmen, Alchemy 2: A New Global Vision for Enamel where she was a Juror’s Choice Award Honeree , Monochrome Noir at Velvet da Vinci gallery in San Francisco , An Element of Surprise: Artists Working with Tin, and many others.
To see more information about Marissa, please view her Resume under the “About” section on the menu bar.