Chris Irick

Professor of Jewelry and Metal Arts


Chris Irick’s work has been featured in over 40 magazine and book publications, and is included in the permanent collection of the Smithsonian Institution. Her extensive career in the field has resulted in over 100 national and international exhibitions, including a solo exhibition at the National Ornamental Metal Museum in Memphis, Tennessee. Irick joined the full time faculty at PrattMWP in 2000 and regularly provides lectures on her work and conducts visiting artist workshops at colleges and universities across the United States.



B.F.A., Texas Tech University, Jewelry & Metalsmithing 

M.F.A., University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, Jewelry




Lost Wax Casting for Jewelry

Perspectives in Jewelry, CAD/CAM Technologies

Seminar: Ideation & Conceptualization for Jewelers