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The pendant and perfume holder based on the lyrics to the song by The Cure, "A Forest", photographed by Andrew Neilson at Neilson Photography.
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Albums: Pendants And Collars
2 ½ x 3 ½ x ¾”
Bronze, Sterling Silver, Leather, Cubic Zirconia, Vintage Cigarettes
Photo by artist
“While striving to incorporate fashion and function in my body of work, Joe’s was created. Reflecting on the glamor once held by tobacco use, I pulled imagery from vintage cigarette advertisements. Once used to seduce the consumer, I take this now taboo subject matter and place it over the belt as a means of advertising and seduction of both the product and body. This reminds my audience of the cultural change that has evolved into the disapproval of tobacco usage and advertising.”
Curator: Erika Uzman
Craft in America: Holiday embraces familiar and new winter celebrations as part of our American experience with the handmade
Los Angeles, CA – CRAFT IN AMERICA, the Peabody Award-winning and the Emmy-nominated series dedicated to exploring…Continue
Another two-week hiatus between posts and it is only because I've been too busy to be able to find a moment to write things down. So much has happened, from being asked if I were "eligible" for inclusion in a list of "eligible bachelors" - my non-bachelor status making me ineligible for the inclusion - to being asked to write an article for a new jewellery magazine about something which isn't jewellery!
The main thing on the workbench has been another of my projects which was…
In the fall of 2014, Houston Center for Contemporary Craft (HCCC) will host CraftTexas 2014, the eighth in a series of juried exhibitions showcasing the best in Texas-made contemporary craft. The exhibition will feature artists from all over the…Continue
I’m on a residency in glass walled building suspended on the side of a mountain, with an adjoining commercial kitchen.
This space was designed for special functions. The owners would like to open it up for weddings, and it really would be an amazing place for such things.…Continue