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University of Central Oklahoma (405) 974-3772 College of Fine Arts and Design EVH 13 , Box 84

Education and Certifications

Bachelor of Arts in Applied Design, San Diego State University, 1999

Master of Fine Arts in Jewelry and Metalsmithing, San Diego State University, 2002


Charleen Weidell came to UCO in Aug 2004. She is a professor of art in jewelry and metalsmithing and served as assistant dean from 2014-2017 and chair of the Central Department of Art from 2007-2014.  She is also a faculty co-advisor for UCO’s student organization Student Alliance for Equality (SAFE).

Charleen holds a Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies and in Applied Design from San Diego State University.  She received her Master of Fine Arts in Jewelry and Metalsmithing from San Diego State University in 2002.  

Charleen's work in metal has been exhibited and collected on the international, national and local levels. "Tart Server," a broad blade silver server, published in Contemporary Silver Part II: Recent Commissions written by collector Seymour Rabinovich and acquired by the Victoria & Albert Museum in London, England. Her latest commissioned work was the Ceremonial Medallion for President Roger Webb at the University of Central Oklahoma.

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