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Margaret Yaukey

Margaret Yaukey

Williamsport, MD 21795
Website: https://store.washingtoncountyarts.com/Margaret-Yaukey-jewelry
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.


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The Washington County Arts Council, Inc. is funded by an operating grant from the Maryland State Arts Council, (MSAC), an agency dedicated to cultivating a vibrant cultural community where the arts thrive. An agency of the Department of Business & Economic Development, the MSAC provides financial support and technical assistance to nonprofit organizations, units of government, colleges and universities for arts activities. Funding for the MSAC is also provided by the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency, which believes that a great nation deserves great art. Additional funding is also provided by Washington County Government and generous businesses, organizations and individuals.

The Washington County Arts Council is a proud member of County Arts Agencies of Maryland, Maryland Citizens for the Arts and Americans for the Arts.