Timothy Lazure is an Associate Professor in the Metals Design program at East Carolina University in Greenville, NC. He received his BFA at Rochester Institute of Technology and his MFA at the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth. Tim shows his jewelry, silversmithing and furniture in both national and international exhibits. He has pieces in the permanent collections of the Mint Museum of Craft and Design in Charlotte, NC, and in the Gallery of Art and Design in Raleigh, NC. Images of his work have been published in 1000 Rings, 500 Brooches, The Art of Enameling, and The Craft of Silversmithing (Lark Books).