Sulie Girardi was born in Chicago, but has lived in Vienna, Austria for the past 30 years, where she owns and operates Vienna Impressions, Austria’s largest source for rubber stamps. Sulie started working with metal clay several years ago, and never looked back. She has obtained the Art Clay Levels 1,2, and Teachers Certificate/Higher Diploma, as well as the Metal Clay Diploma from the Cornwall School of Jewelry in Cornwall, England. She teaches in her own studio and is also a Guest Instructor. She comes to the US frequntly to teach at Bead Fest, Bead and Button and Metal Immersion. Sulie’s work has been published in magazines in Europe and the US, and has won Gold, Silver and Bronze Awards in the Fire Mountain Jewelry Competition. In 2019 she was a Finalist in the Bead Dreams competition at Bead and Button. She has made a number of videos for Craftcast.