Ben Neubauer is an internationally recognized art jeweler who's bold, architectural designs challenge our expectations of jewelry. He has exhibited at leading craft shows, including SOFA Chicago and the Smithsonian Craft Show. Ben's work has been included in many exhibitions in the United States and abroad, and in 2008 he traveled to South Korea to lecture on trends in American art jewelry. Ben is represented by fine craft galleries nationwide. He has been featured in articles in American Craft, Ornament, and Lapidary Journal. Since 2006 Ben has also taught workshops through universities and craft schools. He is a recipient of the American Craft Council's Award of Merit. Ben is a graduate of Oberlin College and Oregon College of Art and Craft. He lives and works in Portland, Oregon. In his spare time Ben plays the viola and Irish fiddle, builds wooden boats, sings and dances with Bridgetown Morris Men, and practices yoga and meditation.