bio

Chloe Darke is from Groveland, Massachusetts. She received her Bachelor of Fine Arts with honors in Metalsmithing & Jewelry from Maine College of Art in May 2011. Chloe was employed as a silversmith at Old Newbury Crafters in Amesbury, Massachusetts from October 2011 to August 2016. She and her coworkers are featured in an episode of the PBS television series Craft in America entitled "Forge." She received her Master of Fine Arts in Metals from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in May 2019.

Her work was recently on display in Handmade for Home at the Museum of Wisconsin Art, as well as at the 2019 SNAG Conference's Adorned Spaces exhibit Grassfed. As the recipient of the 2019 Russell and Paula Panczenko MFA Prize, her thesis show Secrete, Augment, Testify was recently on display at the Chazen Museum of Art in Madison, Wisconsin as a three-month solo exhibition. She is currently a Lecturer in Metals & Contemporary Art Jewelry and Foundations at the University of Wisconsin-Stout.