Bellingham Metal Arts Guild

... a newly formed non-profit guild
                   created by and for lovers of the metal arts.

Sacha Bliese


A Minnesota native, Sacha received her Bachelor’s in Art with a focus in metals from the University of Wisconsin – La Crosse in 2000.  Sacha worked as a bench jeweler for a few years before opening her own business in 2003.  As a goldsmith, she specializes in custom fabrication and one-of-a-kind designs.

Sacha spent 12 years as a military spouse.  With 4 moves in those 12 years, she learned to be flexible and embrace community quickly.  She's spent numerous hours working in volunteer positions and leadership roles of many kinds.  After graduating from Seattle University’s MFA Arts Leadership Program in 2015, she served as the Business and Operations Manager of Equinox Studios in Georgetown. 

New to the Bellingham area, Sacha is a consultant and advocate for the physical studio needs of visual artists.  She is the Co-Founder and Co-Director of the annual GSR Fine Art Festival in Mankato, Minnesota, and serves on the Bellingham Metal Arts Guild board as the Treasurer.