Professor Emeritus

Stanley Lechtzin

Stanley Lechtzin founded Tyler's Jewelry and Metals program in 1962. He is also a founding member of the Society of North American Goldsmiths. In 2009, he was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Society of North American Goldsmiths. He was elected to the College of Fellows of the American Crafts Council in 1992 and was the recipient of Temple University's Great Teacher Award in 1989.

His work can be found in numerous permanent collections including the Cooper-Hewitt Museum, the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of Design; the Detroit Institute of Arts; Goldsmiths' Hall in London; the Metropolitan Museum of Art's "Donna Schneier Collection"; The National Museum of American Art; and The Philadelphia Museum of Art, among many others.

MFA, Cranbook Academy of Art
BFA, Wayne State University