Academic Area Jewelry and Metalwork Degree BFA Year Graduated 2009 Marilyn Zapf is a writer and curator interested in craft and (de)/industrialization. Zapf is the assistant director at the Center for Craft, Creativity & Design, a national 501(c)3 non-profit which advances the understanding of craft through research, critical dialogue, and professional development. Zapf is a founding member of the international experimental history of design collective, Fig. 9, and holds an MA in the history of design from the Royal College of Art in London. She earned a BFA in Jewelry and Metals and a BA in English Literature from the University of Georgia in 2009.