Marlene True is a metalsmith and Executive Director of Pocosin Arts School of Fine Craft in Columbia, North Carolina. Marlene earned her MFA at East Carolina University and her BFA at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. Sharing her passion for metalsmithing she has taught at Arrowmont, Haystack, Penland, Pocosin Arts and West Dean College outside of London.
Her work is in various collections throughout the US and most recently the Museum of Arts and Design in New York, and recently published in, “Little Dreams in Glass and Metal: Enameling in America, 1920 to the Present. Examples of her work can also be seen at www.marlenetrue.com Marlene has volunteered extensively and served on the Board of Directors for the Society of North American Goldsmiths.