David Casella is creating his own jewelry and metal designs for a variety of venues through his studio DAC-METALS. He works on private commissions, participates in selected juried shows, does contract work and has his work shown in Bay Area galleries including Flux Gallery, Shibumi Studio and Christensen Heller Gallery. David had been employed at a coppersmith studio for eight years where he became lead production manager. More recently he has been employed at Eric Powell designs doing custom metal fabrication and consulting. David teaches at Scintillant Studio, The Academy of Art and The Crucible where he has helped develop the jewelry department, proposed classes and workshops since 2000. He also is an active member of the Metal Arts Guild teaching workshops and participating in juried exhibitions. David Casella earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Arts from the Maine College of Art with an emphasis in Metalsmithing and Jewelry design in 1996.