Luci Jockel is an artist who makes mementos from animal remains to honor and grieve the loss of our nonhuman counterparts. Luci received her Master of Fine Arts from Rhode Island School of Design in Jewelry and Metalsmithing, 2016. She was the recipient of the American Craft Council Emerging Voices Award in 2019 and has exhibited her work both nationally and internationally. Luci has curated exhibitions at Baltimore Jewelry Center, Towson University and as part of JV Collective. She actively teaches workshops at craft schools and is currently a moderator and co-director of a series of virtual conversations, A Curriculum On Collecting: Six Virtual Conversations with The Jewelry Library. Luci maintains a studio practice in Baltimore, MD and is the Metalsmithing + Jewelry Lecturer and Area Coordinator at Towson University. Her work is represented by Gallery Loupe in Montclair, NJ, where she recently had her solo exhibition, Lifting the Veil.