Aaron Patrick Decker
Aaron Patrick Decker is a jewelry artist based in Detroit. Recently receiving his MFA from Cranbrook Academy of Art, Aaron was awarded the Mercedes Benz Emerging Artist Award 2015 and the MARZEE Graduate prize 2015. His work can be found at Orleans and Winder in Eastern market, Detroit and galleries both locally and internationally.
In 2012 Aaron was a recipient of The Windgate Fellowship, which allowed him to participate as an Artist-In-Residence in the Turnov International Jewelry Symposium, Turnov, Czech Republic, with the Association of Contemporary Portuguese Jewelers and with the Estonian Academy of Fine Arts. Recently he has shown work in the including exhibitions: Turnov International Jewelry Symposium (Turnov, Czech Republic), Free for All (Space Gallery, Portland Maine), and at the Richmond Art Center in Richmond California for Beyond Borders: Experimental Enameling; to name a few. Aaron is a contributing writer for Art Jewelry Forum, CURRENT-OBSESSION and Metalsmith Magazine.