Bruce Metcalf is a studio jeweler and writer from the Philadelphia area. He received a B.F.A. from Syracuse University in 1971, and an M.F.A. from Tyler School of Art in 1977. Since then he has taught at Kent State University, the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, and several other schools. He has written extensively about issues in contemporary craft in numerous domestic and foreign publications, and is co-author with Janet Koplos of Makers: A History of American Studio Craft. Metcalf’s jewelry, sculpture and drawings have been included in hundreds of national and international exhibitions in the past 44 years.