Barb Baur is an artist, jeweler and educator with occasional adventures into belly dancing, musical instrument repair, pressure cooking, caregiving and homeschooling. Her art is made using traditional jewelry processes and computer aided design (CAD). Having spent twelve years living on a sailboat and traveling along the East coast of the US, Barb creates wearable art based on the forms of sailing vessels as well as more traditional jewelry. As an educator, she is passionate about inspiring creativity along with imparting knowledge. Barb lives and works in Northeast Philadelphia, not far from where she grew up. She received her MFA in 2017 in Metals/Jewelry/ CAD-CAM from Tyler School of Art.