Polly directs the programs for the Metalsmithing and Jewelry, Sculpture and Photography Studios for Mesa Arts Center. Born and raised in Arizona, the artist has lived most of her life in the desert southwest. She has a Bachelor of Fine Arts, emphasis in metalsmithing from Arizona State University and a Master of Fine Arts, emphasis in metalsmithing and sculpture from New Mexico State University. Her current body of work is an exploration of the desert landscape and the way humans and animals interact with their habitat.
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