Sarah West received a BFA in Metal Design, Magna Cum Laude, from East Carolina University and a certificate in Jewelry Making and Repair from North Bennet Street School. Sarah has shown in numerous exhibitions including Alchemy, hosted by the Enamelist Society; Splurge at Equinox Gallery; and The Penland Artists Summer Show at Light Art and Design. Her work will also be featured in the upcoming books New Earrings and Behind the Brooch. In 2011, Sarah West was honored with a Niche Student Award in the Conceptual Jewelry/Art to Wear category. In 2012, Sarah completed the Artspace Regional Emerging Artist Residency in Raleigh, NC and she is the recipient of a North Carolina Arts Council Fellowship Craft Grant. Currently, she maintains a studio space in Raleigh, NC at Artspace.
photos by Becky Parker