Sam Tyson |




2019                Bachelor of Art, Jewelry and Metals, Indiana University of Pennsylvania

2018                Personal Adornment Workshop with Bob Ebendorf, Society of Contemporary Craft


Selected Exhibitions


2019                 Bones & Roses, Miller Gallery, Indiana PA (solo exhibition)

Alchemy5, University of Oregon, Eugene Oregon

The Haul, Pop-up exhibition at SNAG Chicago (curated by Secret Identity Project)

Undergraduate Scholars Forum Exhibition, Indiana University Of Pennsylvania

2018         #fail#success, Artists and Fleas, New York City, NY (curated by Kendra Pariseault & Manuela Jimenez)

So Fresh + So Clean, Ethical Metals Smiths               

Refined, Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, TX

Students of Artists Who Teach, Westmoreland Museum of American Art, Greensburg, PA (curated by Barbara Young and Connie West)

Undergraduate Scholars Forum, Indiana University of Pennsylvania


Professional Experience

 2019               Apprentice, Kenyon Jewelers, Pittsburgh, PA

2017-present  Metals Studio Assistant to Sharon Massey, Indiana University of Pennsylvania 

 2016-18           Wood Shop Monitor, The Wood Center, Indiana University of Pennsylvania

 2013-14           Blacksmith, Iron Eden, Pittsburgh, PA



 2018     Art Fellows, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, PA 

2018                First Place, Undergraduate Scholars Forum, Indiana University of Pennsylvania

 2018               Massey Scholarship, Bob Ebendorf Workshop, Society for Contemporary Craft, Pittsburgh, PA


Professional Organizations

  Society of North American Goldsmiths (SNAG)

Allegheny Metals Collective (AMC)


 2019                Pentaculum, Arrowmont School of Arts and Craft, Gatlinburg, TN