Rebecca Hewitt is a metalsmith who recently graduated from the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee. Rebecca’s current work investigates environmental issues through wearable and handheld objects, as well as community engagement. She enjoys working with sustainable materials such as pressed and dried flora, wood, and silver. She was recently awarded the Emerging Artist 2016 award from the Ethical Metalsmith Student Committee. In 2017, Rebecca will be a resident artist at Houston Center for Contemporary Craft.