Liz Fisher

cell        (515) 441-4223


2014, BFA, Integrated Studio Arts, Iowa State University

Focus: Illustration, Painting, Jewelry and Sculptural Design
Minor: Global Politics
Study Abroad: Brussels, Belgium, NATO and The EU (2014)


2017, After Effects Kickstart Course, School of Motion
Professor: Nol Honig (The New School, NYC)


Graphic Designer, Creative Photographer, Email Marketer and Painter
Sticks Object Art and Furniture, Des Moines, Iowa (2015-Present)

Elected Traveler, Assistant and Jewelry Apprentice
Toolbox Initiative, Dakar, Senegal, West Africa (Spring 2017)

Art Exhibition Juror, 100 Years of Women in Government Exhibition
Lakeside Arts Park at the Dole, Lakeside Legacy Foundation, Crystal Lake, Illinois (Fall 2016)

Barista / Vegetarian Chef
Ritual Cafe, Western Gateway Park, Des Moines, Iowa (2016)

Travel Assistant
Artisans Jewelry Designs, Tucson Gem, Mineral, and Fossil Show, Tucson, Arizona (Spring 2016) and SOFA Expo: Sculpture Objects Functional Art and Design, Chicago, Illinois (Fall 2015)

Digital Media Designer
Gannett Imaging and Ad Design Center (GIADC), Gannett Inc., Des Moines, Iowa (2014-2015)

Graphic Designer
Iowa State University, Recreation Services Department, Ames, Iowa (2013-2014)

Caricature and Portrait Artist
Adventureland Amusement Park, Altoona, Iowa (Summer 2013)

Jewelry Apprentice
Gilger Designs, Ames, Iowa (Summer 2013)


Adobe CC: After Effects, Illustrator, InDesign, Lightroom and Photoshop
Advertising / Email Marketing
Traditional and Digital Illustration
Communication and Collaboration
Leadership and Teaching
Traditional Metalsmithing / Jewelry Design


Two Rivers Marketing: Big Ideas for Small Budgets, East Village Forum, Des Moines, Iowa (Summer 2017)

Central Iowa Marketing & Digital Media Conference, Market515, Catch Des Moines, FFA Enrichment Center, Ankeny, Iowa (Spring 2017)


Spokesperson and Cashier,
Dirt Burger and Sun Gold Farms, Iowa VegFest 2017, Des Moines, Iowa, (Fall 2017)

Art Teacher and Mentor,
Central Iowa Juvenile Detention Facility, Eldora, Iowa (Summer 2014)

Front Desk Concierge and Reception,
Des Moines Social Club and Viaduct Gallery, Des Moines, Iowa (Summer 2014)

Organic Farmer,
Sun Gold Farms, Paton, Iowa (Summer 2014)


Marketing Intern Supervisor, Sticks Object Art and Furniture, Des Moines, Iowa (2017)

Pierced Metal Jewelry Workshop, Liz Fisher Designs Studio, Des Moines, Iowa (2015)


Emerging Artist: Jewelry & Sculptural Design, Des Moines Arts Festival, Des Moines, Iowa (2015)

2nd Place Award, "Jacob" Charcoal Portrait, Senior BFA Exhibition, College of Design, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa (2014)

Merit Award, "Wanderlust" Pendant in Brass and Turquoise, Studies in Creativity Exhibition, Iowa State University Memorial Union, Ames, Iowa (2013)

Honorable Mention, Studies in Creativity Exhibition, Iowa State University Memorial Union, Ames, Iowa (2013)

Featured Artist, Out Your Artist Exhibition, Hosted by the Des Moines Social Club,  Historic Salisbury House and Gardens, Des Moines, Iowa (2013)


Artisans Jewelry Designs, Des Moines, Iowa (2016-Present)

Red Thread Gallery, West Des Moines, Iowa (2016)

Murmurations Magazine, Online Vignette (2013)


Heart Chakra inspired Mandala Pendant in Brass (2017)

Interlocking M-shaped wave pendants in Silver, Birthday present for two sisters living states apart with names beginning in "M" (2017)

Love Talisman Amulet, Hand Engraved pendant with the chemical structure of Oxytocin, Brass pendant with antiqued bronze chain and silver findings (2017)

Opal Pendant, Silver pendant highlighting a teardrop shaped Australian Opal (2017)

Opal Ring, Silver ring highlighting a teardrop shaped Australian Opal (2017)

Turquoise Earrings, Silver Drop Earrings recreated with heirloom stones (2017)

Turquoise Studs, Silver earrings made as a birthday present with heirloom stones (2016)

Simbircite Pendant, Silver pendant with Russian Simbircite stone honoring planetary transitions (2016)

Opal Fibonacci Spiral Pendant, Oxidized Silver and Copper talisman piece with teardrop shaped heirloom Fire Opal stone (2016)

Amethyst Engagement Ring, Hand fabricated Silver Ring (2015)

Arrowhead Pendant, Copper wire wrapped pendant highlighting a found heirloom object (2015)

Turquoise Earrings, Silver Sound Mirror Drop Earrings redesigned with heirloom stones (2014)

"Katie," 18x24" Graphite Portrait Drawing (2013)

"I want to win at Christmas this year," 18x24" Graphite Family Portrait Drawing (2013)

"Snowgeese," 18x24" Acrylic Wildlife Painting (2013)

"Caleb," 8.5x11" Graphite Portrait Drawing (2009)