Program Head, Crafts Jewelry
Jennifer Monroe received her Masters in Metals at Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Undergraduate B. A. in Studio Art at CSU Long Beach, and has established her Metal studio Southern California. She has been a Graduate Jeweler Instructor at the GIA (Gemological Institute of America) and currently instructs metals at The Fashion Institute of Merchandising in Los Angeles, Santa Ana College Art History and Jewelry, and Jewelry at Saddleback College. Monroe holds semi annual workshops at her studio in Carlsbad, while exhibiting her work nationally and she just returned from the UK studying Victorian Whitby Jet Gemology.