Yusko has worked as a studio artist for nearly 20 years, making forged and fabricated steel vessels, furniture and sculpture. Yusko received a B.F.A. in Sculpture from the University of Akron, Ohio, was the artist-in-residence at the Metal Museum in Memphis, Tenn., and received an M.F.A. in Metalsmithing from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. Yusko has taught at several schools and universities and has exhibited his work widely including the Metal Museum (Tenn.) and the Society for Contemporary Craft (Penn.) and has been published in several books of contemporary metalwork, including 500 Metal Vessels by Lark Books. Event held in Room 2008 Lecture Hall at 5:30pm.