Lauren Anabela Beaudoin is a Salvadoran born metalsmith, craft educator and sole proprietor of Creative Dexterity. After taking her first metalsmithing class as a teen Lauren knew this was a passion she wanted to pursue. This led her to the Massachusetts College of Art and Design where she earned her BFA in metals. Working primary in sterling silver and other copper alloyed metals her designs investigate shape, depth and kinetic movement. Her latest series explores color and texture through the patination process. Beaudoin has been featured in Macworld Magazine, Bella Armoire Jewelry and in the book Retrash. She currently resides in Western Massachusetts where she is an active studio artist. For more information about her work visit her website at creativedexterity.com and follow her on Instagram (@creativedexterity).