Maia graduated from Tufts University in 2008 with a degree in Biology and Community Health.  After two years in the field of kidney research in Boston, Massachusetts, she quit her job and moved to Gatlinburg, TN to participate in the work-study program at Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts.  She continued her education at Pocosin Arts in Columbia, NC and opened a gallery there.  She now is a studio artist and instructor in Chicago and has completed her Masters in Fine Art at SUNY New Paltz.
www.maialeppo.com

Assorted Earrings

Earrings in-the-making

Link Earrings

Assorted Earrings

Maia in her studio.  

Thick Steel Posts

Maia's workbench

Steel Necklace

Thick Steel Posts

Maia's Workshop