Lori Talcott

Lori Talcott is a jewelry artist whose work and research focuses on jewelry’s role as an agent in rituals that negotiate social, temporal and spiritual boundaries. Talcott grew up in a family of jewelers and makers. After her undergraduate work in art history (Lund University) and metal design (University of Washington), she worked as an apprentice to a master silversmith in Norway and later completed her MFA in Visual Arts (Vermont College of Fine Arts). Talcott is the recipient of two Washington Artist Trust fellowships and an Arts Fellowship from the American-Scandinavian Foundation. Her work is in numerous private collections and the permanent collections of the Smithsonian American Art Museum and Renwick Gallery, the Tacoma Art Museum and the Rotassa Foundation.

Spring 2019 Courses

  • J&M-448G-01 Graduate Jewelry Seminar 2
  • J&M-452G-01 Graduate Jewelry Seminar 4
  • Lori Talcott’s CV
  • BA, Washington State University
  • BFA, University of Washington
  • MFA, Vermont College of Fine Arts


Apparel Design Architecture Ceramics Digital + Media Film / Animation / Video Furniture Design Glass Graphic Design History, Philosophy + the Social Sciences Illustration Industrial Design Interior Architecture Jewelry + Metalsmithing Landscape Architecture Literary Arts + Studies Painting Photography Printmaking Sculpture Teaching + Learning in Art + Design Textiles Theory + History of Art + Design