Williamsport, MD 21795
Margaret Yaukey was born in Dacca, the capital city Bangladesh in 1963. She spent much of her early childhood abroad in South America and Asia. She came to Washington DC as a young person and finished primary school in the city. Ms. Yaukey received her BA in Philosophy from Grinnell College, Grinnell Iowa. She then completed two years of Post Baccalaureate study at Rhode Island School of Design and University of Washington in Seattle. She received her MFA in Metals/Jewelry/CADCAM from Tyler School of Art. Ms. Yaukey spent 17 years at Appalachian State University in NC serving as the Assistant Chair of the Art Department and Coordinator for the Metalsmithing and Jewelry Design Program. Currently she is the Coordinator for the Visual Arts Department at Hagerstown Community College. She maintains her studio practice as an artist in residence at Zaruba Studio in downtown Hagerstown. Ms. Yaukey’s is a metalsmith who uses traditional and digital methods to create wearable art, vessels and sculpture.