Work and Bench Experience
Owner/Operator
1994- present
Tagin* Design Resources
Judaica and Jewish Award Design and Manufacturing
Ouray, Colorado
General Manager/Goldsmith
1989- 2000
Ross Coppelman Goldsmiths
East Dennis, MA
Chatham, MA
Owner/ Silversmith
1982-89
Sail on Silver Girl
retail jewelry store/ teaching facility
Eastham, Massachusetts
Bench Silversmith
Model Maker
The Ship Model Shop
Facility constructing model ships for
government application and for
Raytheon Industries
Orleans, Massachusetts
Wholesale Business
1971-77
home studio
83 wholesale accounts nationwide
Owner/Silversmith
1969-71
Melanie Of Aspen
retail jewelry store
Aspen, Colorado
Manager/ Silversmith
1967-69
Gusterman Silversmiths
Denver, Colorado
Formal Education: Denver Public School s (2 yr. Metalsmithing Program)
Ohio State University
Specific Education: Apprenticeship: Gusterman Silversmiths
Denver, Colorado

Teaching Experience
Owner/ Instructor
2001 - present
Beginning - Advanced Metalsmithing
Tagin Design Resources
Ouray, Colorado
Guest Instructor
1996-1997
Beginning Silversmithing
Interlaken School of Art
special class organized to help at-risk
high school students
Stockbridge, MA
Guest Instructor
1994 - 1999
Goldsmithing
Boston Museum School
Guest Instructor
1995
Clasps and Hinges
Boston Museum School
special class organized to educate other
professional goldsmiths in the Boston area
Instructor
1991-1992
Precious Metals
Chatham Creative Arts Center
Chatham, MA
Owner/ Instructor
1988-1990
Vision Quest Art Center
on-going instruction in silversmithing
at all levels
Brewster, Massachusetts
Silversmithing Instructor
1989-90
Nickerson State Park
Juvenile Corrections Facility
Owner/ Instructor
1985-89
Sail on Silver Girl
on-going classes at all experience levels
Eastham, Massachusetts
Silversmithing Instructor
1981-85
Nauset Adult Education
Orleans, Massachusetts
Silversmithing Instructor
1971-78
Jewish Community Center
Denver, Colorado

Achievements, Awards, and Commissions
Spertus Museum
Chicago, Illinois
2002 finalist for Judaica competition
Washington Hebrew Congregation Washington DC
April & May 2002
One Woman Show of fine sterling Judaica
to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the synagogue
American Jewish Museum
JCC of Greater Pittsburgh
2001-2002
Juried exhibit and sale of fine Judaica showcase as
"Encountering the Second Commandment"
Temple Israel Museum
West Bloomfield, Michigan
2001
Purchased Miriam's Cup for their permanent
museum collection
Jewish Community Center
New York, New York
created Mezuzah Case for their new facility
Hebrew Union College
2000-2001
Six pieces of Judaica chosen to be exhibited and sold
at "Living in the Moment", a commemorative Judaica show
Development Corporation
for Israel
2000
State of Israel Bonds Women's Division
Commissioned to create awards to honor past
chairwomen at the United Nations
Development Corporation
for Israel
2000
State of Israel Bonds Women's Division
Commissioned to create new 7 year
Prime Minister's Society pin
Development Corporation
for Israel
2000
State of Israel Bonds
Commissioned to create awards
for 50th Anniversary Dinner
Development Corporation
for Israel
1999
State of Israel Bonds
Commissioned to create
The Platinum Trustee Society Award
for Million Dollar Bond purchases
Jewish Education Society
of North America
Commissioned to create bookmark
given to all donors who support JESNA
Development Corporation
for Israel
1999
State of Israel Bonds
The first American designer chosen
to create the Honor Pin
NAWD annual campaign
Society of North American
Goldsmiths
1998
Chosen as one of 12 goldsmiths
to create a link in the chain
for their annual conferenc
Development Corporation
for Israel
1997-1998
State of Israel Bonds

Selected 3 designs for awards and
2 designs for pins
for the 1998 50th Anniversary Campaign
Development Corporation
for Israel
1995-1996
State of Israel Bonds
Selected 2 designs , one a pin,
the other a sculpture, which became
awards for the
Jerusalem 3000 Campaign
International Judaica
Design Competition
Finalist
1996
Torah Crown and Seder Plate
Jerusalem, Israel
Jerusalem 3000 Celebration
Cape Cod Synagogue
1994
Sculptural Installation
"The Mystical Alephbet"
Hyannis, MA
Cape Cod Synagogue
1995
Maquettes and Aleph Awards
presented to donors
Hyannis, MA