Shelby Goldsmith earned her BFA in Metalsmithing & Jewelry ('14) from Maine College of Art, where she went on to work as a Continuing Studies studio technician & instructor. She is an active core member of the Metals Collective*, for which she serves as the secretary. She resides in Maine, where she is working on building her own studio practice. Having recently received a Belvedere Fund to outfit her home studio, she is working on converting her antique hayloft into a workspace.

*The Metals Collective is a Portland, ME based group of metalsmiths & jewelers, who regularly organize local exhibitions. The collective's mission is "to promote the craft of metalsmithing & jewelry through collaboration, growth, and public engagement."