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Reimagining a Gemstone: Both Virtual and Real

Reimagining a Gemstone: Both Virtual and Real

Quirky humor — that’s often how others interpret my newest Upcycled body of work. Originally when I was told this about a different piece in an informal critique years ago, I was naturally taken aback. I thought that if work was to be deemed humorous, no one would take it seriously. Jump to current times … Continue reading

New Upcycled Artworks: a Peak Inside my Studio

New Upcycled Artworks: a Peak Inside my Studio

Ever since I began metalsmithing and making artwork, I’ve enjoyed spending every summer experimenting in my studio with new materials or ideas. As with other artists who share via the Instagram app what we are creating in our studios, I post work-in-progress shots of my latest pieces regularly. Of my summer experiments, the upcycled materials that … Continue reading

Widget Locket No. 5: Homage to Vanity (Selfie)

Widget Locket No. 5: Homage to Vanity (Selfie)

If you own a smartphone, most likely you’ve either taken a “selfie” – a current-day self-portrait photo, or a quick snap while out with a group of friends. This new-found obsession with narcissism AND technology has prodded at my thoughts and become a product of intense analyzing, while observing my peers’ behavior over every type … Continue reading