Sarah Kate Burgess received a Masters of Fine Art degree from Cranbrook Academy of Art in 2002 with a focus in Metalsmithing. In 2003 she participated in the Oregon College of Art and Crafts Artist in Residence Program. Burgess also lived in Berlin, Germany where she co-founded Takt Kunstprojektraum. She has taught Metalsmithing at numerous places including full-time positions at Interlochen Arts Academy (Michigan), Wayne State University (Michigan), and Millersville University (Pennsylvania). In addition, she has held numerous workshops throughout the community on paper jewelry-making at for the West Collection’s MAKE Series, the Philadelphia Art Alliance, and The John Michael Kohler Arts Center, as well as given lectures on her work throughout the country.
Sarah will design two Do-It-Yourself Rings. Each share will include an intricately made ring by the artist, as well as a DIY poster with two ring patterns and instructions that shareholders can use to make rings themselves.