Jess Tolbert (pictured left) lives in El Paso, Texas where she is Assistant Professor of Art and Head of the Jewelry + Metals program at the University of Texas, El Paso. She received her Bachelors degree from Texas State University San Marcos and her Masters degree from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, both with a focus on Metal and Jewelry. Jess actively exhibits her work nationally and internationally. Her research and studio practice explores and reconsiders the commonplace objects of everyday life and mass production, creating an intimate link to our relationship with labor and the built environment.

Sarah Rose Lejeune (pictured right) is a papermaker, weaver, sculptor from Massachusetts. She graduated with High Honors in Studio Art from Oberlin College. She has been fairly itinerant since then, following various opportunities at The Morgan Conservatory in Cleveland, OH, The Women’s Studio Workshop in Rosendale, NY, The Dirt Palace in Providence, RI, Dieu Donné in Brooklyn, NY, and more…. She is currently the Books and Paper Studio Coordinator at the Penland School of Craft in Western North Carolina.

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Add to Calendar 20200529 America/New_York 10 East North Avenue, Suite 130 Baltimore MD 21202 Zoom Artist Talk with Participating Object Permanence artists Sarah Rose Lejeune and Jess Tolbert