Amelia Toelke holds aBFA in Metals from the State University of New York at New Paltz and an MFA in Visual Art from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Toelke’s diverse art practice draws on her training in jewelry and metalsmithing yet blurstraditionaldisciplinary boundaries and channels this methodology to the classroom. She has taught classes and led workshops at SUNY New Paltz, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Peters Valley School of Crafts, and Haystack Mountain School of Crafts.