"Wonderful to hear from such a vibrant presence in the craft community! I can't wait to have a closer look at your previous exhibitions. They sound amazing. My clumsy fingers muddled the original friend request, so I sent it back to you. I hope…"
Place of Work ? Example: Studio, College, Gallery, Museum, ...)
I am a .... Example: Student, Maker, Educator, etc.
maker, a sometimes educator and a graduate from the School of The Art Institute of Chicago, (MFA Studio, Designed Objects 2009).
Previously I was a resident craft artist at the Harbourfront Centre for the Arts in Toronto.
Your website, DIRECT flickr or DIRECT facebook links where your work can be seen.
Finally took care of business here. Now I've got to not neglect posting and my personal page design.
I hope you are doing well. The new website looks great. I'll give it a more detailed look at some point soon. I'm presently trying to sort a bunch of that sort of admin myself so it is a little inspiring to see others doing well at it.
I've shiny things to make for clients waiting so I'll get to it. Wanted to say hello and chat again soon.
“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.”
September 18, 2013 at 6pm to January 19, 2014 at 7pm
One would expect Jewelry artists to be limited to objects of personal adornment, but many contemporary makers in this field have gone beyond the constraints of functionality to pursue conceptual interests in areas such as photography, kinetics and sculpture. This exhibition seeks makers whose work demands…See More
This mural is drawn with one single line, an approach to craft that I have developed over the past three years.The line has been tested on ceramic tiles, drawings, canvas frames, pots and murals. When I finished drawing the mural, I traced my left hand at the very end of the continuous line (I am right handed), in order to start introducing myself, as the only inhabitant of this room, into the mural itself. To…See More
"Call for Entries - ACJ Members' Exhibition 2014 - ICONSICONS - jewellery for the famous and infamous, pieces reflecting cultural & design iconsThis will allow people to use such design icons as the mini, anglepoise lamp or other iconic…"
I have been meaning to ask you the same question - when are you leaving? We want to have you and your family around for a meal before you go. I'm conscious that this year has gone quickly and I have been ridiculously busy so we…"
"Fantastic experience Liz!! I can imagine the big challenge this might be for you.
Enjoy and treasure every minute, it can be your own inner paradise in your most demanding days.
When are you returning? sorry to disturb you with this question in…"
"OK, the award I won was the 2012 Sunshine Coast Art Prize 3D award. It is an annual Australian national award run by the Noosa Regional Gallery. The prize I received in 2012 was AU$15,000 + a 1 month residency.
I've had a busy year and I…"
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…
Line Jorddal Jewelry, made from recycled odds and ends consisting of a combination of precious material and garbage, old toys, jewellery donated by friends and strangers, dirty plastic, silver chains, Swarovski crystals and stuff found on the floor in a bar, Jorddal creates wearable art…