At the age of 17, Marina was recognized as having a knack for metalsmithing. As a senior in High School, she began what turned out to be an eight year apprenticeship at the reputable Little River Goldsmith in Stowe, Vermont. Kessler continued her education at FVCC in Kalispell, MT and later Kootney School of the Arts in Nelson, British Columbia. Kessler is known best for capturing the 3D visions of life and placing them into wearable forms of art. Between building her creative line to working one on one with client'screating their dream pieces, Kessler can be found in Bozeman, Montana, working away in her studio known as The White Room.