Sophia Park is an assistant professor at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania. She received her MFA in Jewelry and Metals from San Diego State University and a BA in studio art with an emphasis in Metalsmithing from Southern Illinois University Carbondale. Her work represents adaptation or mutation based on the flexibility of nature. She is drawn to this aspect of nature as a metaphor for human patterns of adaptation in life. Her work has been featured at Fuller Craft Museum, Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art, Ohio Craft Museum and a number of exhibitions internationally.