Art Deco Widget: Homage to New Beginnings, Or…

Walking through the neighborhoods of essentially any of the larger-populated east-coast U.S. cities, one may notice how much real estate developers are altering these local neighborhoods. Over the past few years, I’ve traveled mostly between New York City and Upstate NY, from Connecticut through New Jersey into Philadelphia, PA, winding from Baltimore and Washington, D.C.…

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New Metalwork: Kells Widget Questions the “Sacred” in Social Media

Whether or not one chooses to interact with their peers over social media networks like Facebook or Instagram, I’ve noticed that certain pairs of friends or siblings form what seems like impenetrable cliques. Specifically, the whole purpose of joining social media sites was originally supposed to bring people closer together; in reality, it created this…

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“Bell Jar: A Group Exhibit” Opens at Ghost Gallery in Seattle

Last Thursday evening, Ghost Gallery located in the Capitol Hill area of Seattle, Washington opened Bell Jar: A Group Exhibit, its first exhibition in a series dedicated to self-identifying women artists. Twenty-four local and national female artists were invited by independent curator and gallery owner Laurie Kearney to create their visions of a self-contained environment…

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Evolution of the Necklace: Why Is There So Much Blackened Jewelry?

Last month I attended the opening preview for the Wayne Art Center’s prestigious Craft Forms, an international juried exhibition of contemporary craft, located on Philadelphia’s Main Line suburbs. As one of the artists selected for this stellar exhibit, I feel extremely fortunate to show one-of-a-kind jewelry in the midst of “this multi-generational conversation” of artists,…

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“Fragments”: Text and Iconography Spearhead Art Exhibit in Upstate New York Gallery

The Lower Adirondack Regional Arts Council (LARAC) opened its Fragments art exhibition last month in the architecturally beautiful Lapham Gallery in downtown Glens Falls, New York, showcasing substantial artworks juried and envisioned by Gallery Curator Jenny Hutchinson. As one of four artists selected for this exhibit, I traveled over 250 miles each way from my…

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