Robert Ebendorf received his M.F.A. from University of Kansas. He is a co-founder and past president of the Society of North American Goldsmiths, and in 1995 he was awarded the American Craft Council Fellowship for his achievement in the field and commitment to the craft movement. His work is included in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Victoria and Albert Museum, the British Museum, the Mint Museum of Craft Design and the Yale University Art Gallery in New Haven, among other collections. Robert recently retired from East Carolina University in Greenville, N.C., where he served as the Belk Distinguished Professor in the Arts and in 2010 was awarded the North Carolina Governor’s Award for Fine Arts.
Kate Leonard is a professor of art at Colorado College, where she directs the Graphics Research Lab, an innovative program in printmaking. Her work is exhibited nationally and internationally.