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Hannah Blount '08 - jewelry designer & entrepreneur
Hannah Blount '08

Designer/entrepreneur who sells her jewelry in boutiques and galleries across the world

Internship placements

  • E.A. Dion Jewelry
  • Priya Himatsingka Designer Jewelry
  • Sotheby's, jewelry appraisal
  • Ustinov Jewelers

Graduate schools

  • Cranbrook Academy of Art
  • Eastern Carolina University
  • Parsons School of Design
  • SUNY New Paltz
  • University of Georgia/Athens

Career placements

  • Beehive Kitchenware, co-owner
  • Fuller Craft Museum, exhibit installer
  • Heather Beck Designs, owner
  • Valdosta State University, faculty
  • Sotheby's, jewelry appraisal
  • Swarovski, jewelry design coordinator
  • Tiffany & Company, stone setter

Jewelry/Metals Student Work

Breanna Bates - Jewelry-Metals
Caitlin Marchetti - Jewelry-Metals
Charro Zuck - Jewelry-Metals
Hannah Blount - Jewelry-Metals
Jeffrey Gallot - Jewelry-Metals
Justin Brown - Jewelry-Metals
Justin Brown - Jewelry-Metals
Laura Mullen - Jewelry-Metals
Leeza Khoury - Jewelry-Metals
Maggie Hinchcliffe - Jewelry-Metals
Nicole Malinosky - Jewelry-Metals
Roland St. Pierre - Jewelry-Metals
  • Studio facilities: our 9,000 square-foot facility at the Star Store campus offers extensive equipment for comprehensive material and process exploration
  • Internships: enhance your studies by gaining hands-on professional experience
  • Exhibits: students develop a professional body of work that culminates in an exhibition work
  • Community: interact with peers by joining the Metals Guild

Earn an advanced degree

Master of Fine Arts in Artisanry: Continue your education with a master's in artisanry. You can choose to specialize in ceramics, fibers, jewelry/metals, or wood/furniture.

Master of Art Education: With an emphasis on how the arts are integrated into daily life, the MAE program leads to a single-level professional certification in Massachusetts as an art teacher in grades Pre K-8 or 5-12.

Post-Baccalaureate Artisanry Certificate: A 9-credit program for students interested in pursuing a post-baccalaureate "fifth year" with a studio focus.

Jewelry/Metals Faculty

Related academic programs


Alan Thompson

Associate Professor
Art & Design
Star Store, New Bedford 234