Artist Bio

Born and raised in Indiana, Gail Ferguson spent several years in the Womans Army Corps. She came to Fayetteville seven years ago and retired. She has been silversmithing for 25 years. She was mentored by Ralph Geilhs and Mack Thornton, both master silversmiths from Arizona. Gail has taken classes in cabbing, opal cutting, inlay, intarsia, and wire wrapping from William Holland School of Lapidary Arts. Currently, she is teaching cabbing, opal cutting, silversmithing, and inlay. She will be teaching metal smithing classes at Fayetteville Technical Community College starting in February.