With over 20 years experience inmetalsmithing,Chris
prides himself on his attention to detail. Thismeticulous craftsmanship lends itself to each repair and custom pieces thatcomes from Chris’s bench. When designing, Chris employs a “no frills” aestheticthat features clean lines, elegant curves and a subtle geometry. After earninga BFA in Metalsmithing from the Maine College of Art under Tim McCreight, Chrisbegan his career in New Hampshire at an independently owned custom jewelrystore. He later completed his MFA at Montana State University here in Bozeman,Montana. He fell in love with the mountains and skiing here and can often befound enjoying the outdoors. During his time at the Gem Gallery he has alsostudied with Blaine Lewis of the New Approach School for Jewelers to furtherhone his stone setting skills.