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“Art Trek” to the Southwest, Pt. III: The Introspective Paintings of Rachel Bess

“Art Trek” to the Southwest, Pt. III: The Introspective Paintings of Rachel Bess

Experiencing the differences between my native Philadelphia, east-coast wintry world vs. the lovely and sunny Scottsdale, Arizona was the most rejuvenating wintertime art-viewing I’ve only imagined doing before. Scottsdale hosts a weekly Thursday evening ArtWalk similar to Philadelphia’s monthly First Friday. Galleries stay open late and many local restaurants, shops and nightlife participate in a … Continue reading

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