Stacy Lee Webber
Stacey Lee Webber creates jewelry and accessories that are handcrafted in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with unconventional material and low impact, environmentally conscious practices.
Focusing on coins, screws and other everyday materials, Stacey redesigns these into witty wearables.
Stacey Lee is an artist and designer born into a large family in the suburbs of Indianapolis Indiana. She grew up in an outspoken home with two vibrant older sisters accompanied by traditional, hard working parents. Growing up in a middle class family Webber was taught the value of a dollar through labor, loyalty, and work ethic. Webber earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Metals under Patricia Nelson and a Master of Fine Arts in metals at the University of Wisconsin-Madison under Lisa Gralnick and Kim Cridler. Webber explored Milwaukee and Chicago before making a pivotal move to Philadelphia, where she's had the opportunity to focus on continuing her artistic investigations - working as a full time artist making sculpture and jewlery. Webber currently shares a live-in studio space in the Frankford area of Philadelphia at the Globe Dye Works Building with her husband, Joseph Leroux. Stacey Lee Webber exhibits her artwork internationally and tours America giving lectures, workshops and selling her work at trade shows.
Webber was among the artists featured in the exhibit "40 Under 40: Craft Futures" at the Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian Museum of American Art, and one of her pieces was subsequently accessioned by the museum.