We are pleased to announce, metalsmith Rocio Heredia has been awarded the first Artist-in-Residence Award from Metalwerx. During her two month residency at Metalwerx, beginning in October, she will teach a workshop on Chasing and Repousse and one with Professor Tom Muir in Bowling Green State in Ohio. Ms. Heredia was chosen for her extranordinary talents as a professional metalsmith and from her diverse background. Residing in Monterrey, Mexico, Rocio is a self taught artist, and who learned English by reading subtitles and watching American TV. As part of the Metalwerx Community, Rocio will have an opportunity to work in a collaborative setting and learn traditional jewelry techniques.