Mi-Sook Hur is a metalsmith, enamelist, and educator teaching at the School of Art and Design at East Carolina University. She received a BFA in Metalwork and Jewelry from Seoul National University in Korea and an MFA in Metals from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She has exhibited her work at the Museum of Arts and Design, SOFA Chicago, Itami Museum of Arts and Crafts in Japan, and Vicenz Oro II in Italy. Her work has been included in The Art of Enameling: Techniques, Projects, Inspiration; 500 Enameled Objects; and Metalsmith. She has received awards from the Enamelist Society, Niche Awards, the Arkansas Arts Center, and the European Design-an Asian Renaissance Evoked in Gold Award from the World Gold Council.