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Name  Heikki Seppa

Role  Author
Heikki Seppa Heikki Seppa Master Metalsmith Bainbridge Island Museum
Died  May 18, 2010, Bainbridge Island, Washington, United States
Education  Cranbrook Educational Community
Books  Form Emphasis for Metalsmiths

Heikki Seppa (March 8, 1927 – May 18, 2010) was a Finnish American master metalsmith, educator, and author. Born in Säkkijärvi, Finland. In 1941 he studied metalsmith at Goldsmith's school in Helsinki, and later at the Georg Jensen silver factory in Copenhagen. In 1950 he emigrated to Prince Rupert in B.C.. Then he moved to Bloomfield Hills, MI to attend Cranbrook Academy of Art.
As an educator he had taught at Louisville, KY (1960–1965), then at Washington University, St Louis, MO from 1965 till his retirement at 1992 as Professor Emeritus.
He is a founding member of the Society of North American Goldsmiths.
His metal sculptures are in private collections, as well as in museums including the Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian American Art Museum.

Heikki Seppa Heikki Seppa Master Metalsmith Bainbridge Island Museum

Award

Heikki Seppa Jewelry design Jewelry Art Diva
  • American Craft Council Fellow and national treasure 1987
  • Art and Education Council Award, St. Louis 1996
  • The Hans Christiansen award, Society of American Silversmiths 2003
  • The Lifetime Achievement Award, Society of North American Goldsmiths 2008

  • Heikki Seppa wwwsilversmithingcomhseppa2jpg
    Heikki Seppa Heikki Sepp Research database Tuhat University of
    Heikki Seppa Sketchbook from the Heikki Seppa papers Image and Media

    References

    Heikki Seppa Wikipedia


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