Linda Darty is Chairperson of the metals program at East Carolina University in Greenville, NC. She has an extensive national and international exhibition record, is the author of The Art of Enameling and frequently teaches workshops on enameling in this country and abroad. She is the recipient of The Lifetime Achievement Award for Research from the East Carolina University, as well as the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Enamellist Society. Her work is in numerous public and private collections including the Victorian Albert Museum in London and the Museum of Art and Design in New York. She will be giving a lecture on Contemporary Enameling at Montana State University, Cheever Hall Room 215, on Thursday October 7 at 6PM.