Madie Maier is an artist and teacher based in Brooklyn, NY. She received her BFA at Virginia Commonwealth University from the Department of Craft and Materials Studies. Maier makes playful, toy inspired objects, with a focus on jewelry. Apart from the studio, she finds inspiration in the classroom and encourages playful experimentation as an essential part in both learning and making. Maier teaches jewelry workshops at Brooklyn Metalworks, and she teaches robotics to K-5 students at the Brooklyn Robot Foundry. Maier has completed an assistantship and subsequent residency at Peters Valley School of Craft, as well as a residency at the Baltimore Jewelry Center.