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And So…the Object Has a Second Life

And So…the Object Has a Second Life

I’m very happy to announce that one of my newest Widget Lockets will be debuting at the Twenty-Fourth Annual Small Works Juried Exhibition at Mikhail Zakin Gallery in northern New Jersey, located approximately 20 miles outside of New York City. Recent weeks have been busy, as I feel I’m constantly rushing to write applications to … Continue reading

Chainmaking: A Peek into My Studio “Daily Grind”

Chainmaking: A Peek into My Studio “Daily Grind”

Often times as a jeweler, the most enjoyable aspects of working on a one-of-a-kind piece are the less stressful moments of finishing up a project. Making sterling silver chains from scratch is something I find relaxing and often cathartic; it’s a very different aspect from the conceptually-driven mainstay of my lockets/necklaces. In this case, every … Continue reading

Cyber Monday: What Did I Buy? Shop Handmade

Cyber Monday: What Did I Buy? Shop Handmade

Like many of us, I was glued to my computer for the past weekend, checking sales and getting ideas for what to purchase as gifts for the upcoming Christmas/holiday season. Philadelphia’s own The Clay Studio ran a wonderful “Cyber Monday” promo starting last weekend and ending this past Monday for free shipping anywhere in the … Continue reading

Latest metal work: Two upcoming juried shows

Latest metal work: Two upcoming juried shows

This past month, November, has been a whirlwind of excitement for me. Within days of each other I received word that two of my jewelry pieces have been accepted into two different international juried exhibitions. The first one is a fine contemporary craft exhibition coming up in December in North Carolina (a true epi-center lately … Continue reading

allTURNatives: Form + Spirit 2012: Collaborators in Craft

allTURNatives: Form + Spirit 2012: Collaborators in Craft

Excitedly walking through downtown Philadelphia’s “First Friday” gallery crawl this past weekend, I stumbled upon an exhibit of dedicated and extremely gifted artists showing at The Center for Art in Wood. This exhibition celebrates the Center’s seventeenth year of hosting the International Turning Exchange Residency (ITE) program; seven artists/scholars travel to Philadelphia to create new … Continue reading