Emma Piirtoniemi, BFA
Emma Piirtoniemi is a jewellery artist, writer, editor, and freelance curator originally from Sault Ste. Marie, ON. Emma received her BFA in Jewellery Design and Metalsmithing from NSCAD University, and recently completed a 3-year residency at Harbourfront Centre in Tkaranto/Toronto, ON. Passionate about her community, she serves as the Editor-in-Chief of MetalAid Canadian Art Jewellery Network and is the Studio Technician at NSCAD’s Jewellery Department. She encourages an open-minded and exploratory approach in her classes, and enjoys seeing what students come up with in the studio.