Randy Burns began his jewelry education in high school in Denver. His career spans a little over 50 years. Undergraduate and graduate degrees in jewelry were earned at Colorado State University and University of Oregon and a certificate bench jewelry award from Jewelers of America.
Randy worked as an apprentice jeweler in the trade shops in Denver and as a journeyman jeweler in Portland, Oregon. He taught jewelry at the Oregon School of Arts and Crafts and was head of the jewelry department at Arapahoe Community College in Littleton, Colorado.
Randy has maintained a studio in Lakewood for the past 25 years doing private commissions, repair and his own design work. He is currently the steward of the jewelry studio at the Art Gym in Denver.