Mary Chuduk was born in Chicago, Illinois and now lives and works as a studio artist in Tempe, Arizona. She has extensively exhibited her metalwork nationally and internationally, including Korea, Switzerland, Japan, India, Russia, Spain and Canada. Enameling is the primary medium she uses in making jewelry, vessels and sculptural objects from copper and silver. She teaches privately and has given workshops across the United States and in Canada, Australia, Japan, Turkey, Mexico and the Republic of Georgia. Chuduk received her Master of Fine Arts degree from Northern Illinois University, with additional studies at the University of Grenoble, France, and post-graduate work in metals at Arizona State University. Her work is part of number public and private collections. Her pieces have been featured in several magazines and books including The Art of Enameling by Linda Darty, The Art of Fine Enameling by Karen Cohen, Teapots: Makers and CollectorsTeapots: Makers and Collectors by Dona Meilach, and 500 Baskets. She has recently written and published her own book, Enamel: Technique and Experiments.