Nancy Sickbert-Wheeler

Nancy designs and creates one-of-a-kind contemporary jewelry and objects, working primarily with copper, silver, and glass enamel. She also teaches metalsmithing classes and workshops in the Chicagoland area.


  • Chicago Academy of Fine Art
  • The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
  • University of Oklahoma


Metalsmithing, enameling


Other interests and inspirations:

Observation and translation of patterns that occur in nature

Publication highlights:

  • 500 Enamels, pub. Lark Books
  • Found Object Jewelry, pub. Lark Books

Nancy's teaching style:

She enjoys helping her students understand the process of art creation and problem solving.

Nancy loves EAC because . . .

It fosters a wonderful environment for students at all levels.

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