• Expert user of Gemvision Matrix software. 
  • Working knowledge of Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and Microsoft Outlook
  • Solid Scape and DWS 3-D printer operator.
  • Bench jeweler in academic,  production and studio art environments.
  • MFA in Metals, Jewelry and  CAD-CAM.
  • Extensive experience as part of a new product development team
  • In-depth knowledge of manufacturing processes for the jewelry industry.
  • Experience creating technical documentation for internal and overseas production.
  • Member of SAG / AFTRA
  • Watercolorist

Job Experience

Jewelry Designer / Model Maker

Independent Contractor 

Partial Customer List:

Alexis Bittar

Modern Brands / Judith Ripka

Lee Angel

Sorelli Jewelry

Casting Headquarters, Philadelphia, PA   2013-2019  

Custom CAD models for the jewelry trade using Matrix software

Diana Michaels, New Hope, PA     2010-2012 

Designed and modeled custom bridal and other fine jewelry pieces. 

Responsible for costing, presentation renderings and customer interface.

Operated Solid Scape t-66 and DWS 800 3-D printers.

EPS Platinum, Warminster PA   2007-2008

Designed and modeled custom bridal and other fine jewelry pieces.

Rubertones CAD & Casting Division, Philadelphia, PA    9/2009 - 4/2010                                                  

Designed and modeled custom bridal and other fine jewelry pieces.


Lagos, Inc., Philadelphia, PA    2000-2007    

Responsible for the design and modeling of several full collections. Maintained brand integrity while incorporating current market and fashion trends. 

Designed and modeled for the Ann King collection, a secondary brand produced at the Lagos facility and overseas primarily for QVC. 

Operated Solid Scape t-66 3-D printer.

Bench Jeweler

Kathy Emerson Studio, Richmond, VA     1995-1997

Fabricated production and one-of-a-kind jewelry pieces in silver, gold and semi-precious stones using traditional bench jewelry techniques.


Over 2 dozen live theater, film and video productions    1981-1993


Master of Fine Arts, 2000

Tyler School of Art, Temple University, Elkins Park, PA

Crafts Department, Metals/Jewelry/CAD-CAM

Bachelor of Fine Arts, 1996

Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond,  VA

Crafts Department, Metals & Jewelry

Bachelor of Fine Arts, 1981

New York University, New York, NY

Drama Department


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