Abigail is an Assistant Professor of Art at Valdosta State University, where she teaches metalsmithing courses. She received an M.F.A. from East Carolina University and a B.F.A. from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. Abigail makes domestic and wearable objects with an unapologetically sentimental focus on narrative. Her work is based in the tradition of metalsmithing, but is largely multi-media.

Marriage of Metals: Patchwork and Pattern

Marriage of metals is a puzzle piece inlay technique. Learn to paint with alloys, using your saw and solder to create multi colored sheet metal! This elegant surface design technique is a great way to add pattern and imagery to your work.