Lanelle Keyes

Lanelle Keyes

Lanelle Keyes

  • B.F.A., University of Georgia, 1991
  • M.F.A., University of Washington, 1999
First year at SCAD:

"I am inspired to teach by the dynamic environment of the classroom where creativity and curiosity meet - where students synthesize knowledge and create innovative solutions for the future."


Conference co-chair for 2008 annual conference for the Society of North American Goldsmiths, "Crosscurrents: Diverse Solutions in a Global Environment," hosted by SCAD

Awards, recognition and honors

Juror's Award, "Materials: Hard & Soft," Greater Denton Arts Council, Denton, Texas, 2003


American Craft Council, Art Jewelry Forum, Society of North American Goldsmiths

Previous Positions

Moderator, "Making Meaning in the Marketplace: Craft and the next generation of thought" symposium hosted by SCAD and the American Craft Council, Savannah, Georgia, 2009; chair of SCAD metals and jewelry department, 2000-05; visiting artist, Lamar Dodd School of Art, Athens, Georgia, 2002

Courses Taught

  • MTJW 102 Introduction to Metals and Jewelry
  • MTJW 306 History of Metals and Jewelry
  • MTJW 360 Metals and Jewelry Studio IV: Design Processes
  • MTJW 413 Professional Practices in Metals and Jewelry
  • MTJW 702 History of Metals and Jewelry as Source
  • MTJW 708 Concept Development for Metals and Jewelry
  • MTJW 724 Contemporary Issues in Metals and Jewelry
  • MTJW 730 Objects and Desire
  • MTJW 739 Theory and Criticism for Metals and Jewelry
  • MTJW 765 Metals and Jewelry Applied Theory and Practice