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Barbara Baur

 Journey by Water      Masters of Fine Art Exhibition 2017



2017                Master of Fine Arts, Major: Metals/Jewelry/CAD-CAM

                        Tyler School of Art, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA


2015                Bachelor of Fine Arts, cum laude

                        Major: Metals/Jewelry/CAD-CAM, Minor: Art History

                        Tyler School of Art, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA


2004                Certificate, Bench Jeweler/Repair Training,

                        Stewarts International School of Jewelers, Jupiter, FL


1984 - 1986     Bucks County Community College

                        Newtown, PA




2005 - Present Self employed jewelry artist, Philadelphia, PA

                        Create jewelry using hand fabrication, lost wax casting and

                        Computer Aided Design

                        Custom designed pieces and repairs

                        Individual instruction


2014 - 2015     Jewelry Instructor, Weekend Workshops, Tyler School of Art

                        Teach basic jewelry making and fabrication curriculum

                        Teach wax modeling for lost wax casting


2010 - 2015     Jewelry Instructor, Jacksonville Center for the Arts, Floyd, VA

                        Teach basic metal-smithing, wax modeling and CAD patterning


2003 - 2004     Bench Jeweler, Sparkles Jewelry, Melbourne, FL

                        Responsible for repairs and custom designs

                        Assisted with company marketing

                        Provided original designs for retail sales




Fabrication Skills:

jewelry fabrication and finishing using precious metals, jewelry repairs, stone setting, wax modeling for casting, lost wax casting, laser welding, production processes, powder coating, plastics fabrication, silicone and resin casting, mold making, laser cutting


Computer Skills:

computer aided design, digital fabrication techniques using 3D printing, Rhinoceros, FlamingonXt,

Magics, Netfabb, Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Indesign, Illustrator, Muse, Lightroom, AcrobatPro) Quickbooks, Mac & Windows fluent



small scale product photography, studio lighting, photo editing



project management, budgeting, administration, trade shows, long range

planning, human resources




2016                Women’s Jewelry Association Peggy Kirby Scholarship


2015 - 2017     Tyler School of Art Metals/Jewelry/CAD-CAM

                        Graduate Assistantship: Studio Tech and 3D Print Tech




2017                Journey By Water, MFA Thesis Exhibition

                        Temple Contemporary Gallery

                        Philadelphia, PA


2016                Process:Casting

                        Philadelphia Sculpture Gym

                        Philadelphia, PA


2015                CraftForms 2015

                        Wayne Art Center

                        Wayne, PA


2015                Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show

                        Tyler School of Art Crafts Booth

                        Philadelphia, PA


2015                Adorned Spaces Pop Up Exhibit:

                        Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

                        Society of North American Goldsmith Conference

                        Boston, MA


2015                Metals/Jewelry/CAD-CAM Senior Show Exhibition

                        Tyler School of Art

                        Philadelphia, PA


2014                Collab Competition People’s Choice Finalist

                        Philadelphia Museum of Art

                        Philadelphia, PA


2014                Lamina Production Processes Show and Sale

                        Tyler School of Art

                        Philadelphia, PA


2013                Temple University Global Conference

                        Temple University

                        Philadelphia, PA


2011, 2012,     Buyers Market of American Craft

2014                PA Convention Center

                        Philadelphia, PA




2014                Tyler School of Art Metals UK Summer Workshop


                        Travel study program


2013                Temple University Rome

                        Full semester program in Rome, Italy with coursework in Italian

                        design, photography, drawing and Italian language