Liz Steiner received her MFA in Metal Design from East Carolina Univeristy, and her BFA in Jewelry/Metals and Enameling from Kent State University, where she also earned a minor in Geology. She has exhibited work both nationally and internationally, and curated the international exhibition Hot Under the Collar: A Survey of Contemporary Necklaces . Currently, she is an adjunct art instructor at the community college level. Her work is inspired by rocks, minerals, the movement of water, found objects and ideas of spirituality and meditation.