Originally from Kalispell, Montana, Sonya moved to Bozeman to attend Montana State University. She received her BFA in Studio Art in Dec. 2015 and joined The Gem Gallery the following August. Sonya enjoys helping clients explore the jewelry cases or brainstorm ideas to create something new. She is experienced in evaluating jewelry for repair or altering pieces for a new look. Outside of work, Sonya is an active artist in ceramics and oil paint who participates in the local farmers' market. She also loves hiking, skiing and backpacking in areas throughout Montana.