Gretchen Goss is Professor and Chair of the Material Culture Environment at the Cleveland Institute of Art. Her work has been supported by Ohio Arts Council and included in exhibits nationally and internationally. In 2003 she was co-curator for Metalsmith Magazine’s Exhibition in Print titled, “Enameling; a current perspective”. She was curator for three subsequent exhibits and has been a visiting artist, lecturer, and taught numerous workshops on enameling nationally and in the UK. Her BFA and MFA degrees are from Kent State University in Jewelry and Enameling respectively.

Gretchen can be contacted by email: ggoss at cia.edu


  • 2009 Metalsmith Magazine, “Saturated in Color,” Fall Issue
  • 2008 500 Enameled Objects, Lark Books
  • 2007 “Enamel Experience: International Badge Exhibition,” Exhibit Catalogue
  • 2004 The Art of Enameling, Lark Books
  • 2003 Metalsmith Magazine, “Exhibition in Print,” Exhibition Essay
  • 1988 American Craft Magazine, Portfolio, Oct/Nov
  • 1984 Enamels, Enamellists, Enameling, Chilton Book Company

Public Collections

  • University Hospitals, Cleveland, OH
  • Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH
  • University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
  • Cleveland Arts Association, Cleveland, OH