Paulette Werger is a metalsmith living in New Hampshire. She received her B.S. in painting and sculpture from the College of Saint Rose and Skidmore College in NY, and her M.F.A. in Art Metal from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Paulette exhibits and sells her work both nationally and internationally, and teaches workshops in jewelry making and metalsmithing techniques. In 2007 she was Visiting Artist at the Claflin Jewelry Studio at Dartmouth College, and in 2008 she was the Dayton-Hudson Visiting Scholar at Carleton College.
She is a founding member of Metalpeople Studio in Madison, WI. Her current studio, Metalpeople East, is located in Lebanon, NH. She serves on the Boards of Trustees for the Society of Arts and Crafts in Boston, MA and for the Alliance for the Visual Arts in Lebanon, NH.
Her work has been exhibited widely, including the Chazen Museum of Art, the Renwick Gallery of Craft, and Fuller Craft Museum. Her awards include a Best in Show Award at the League of NH Craftsmens Living With Craft Exhibition for her silver flatware set titled Family Gathering and a Governors Award from the Minnesota Designer Crafts Council. In 2007, her pewter teapot Tea for Two was added to the permanent collection of the League of New Hampshire Craftsmen, and her sculpture Eight Degrees Until True was added to the permanent collection of the AVA Gallery and Art Center