Interdisciplinary. Community. Advocacy. Humor.
In my work I seek to understand emotion. Working instinctually, I recreate the tangible and intangible details from my past; my grandmother’s rosary, a line in a song. As these fragments come together into one composition, I remember the story and emotion in a new way. Though often melancholic, I have fondness for these memories and emotions and with that a desire to keep them. In these compositions they no longer feel heavy, but appear beautiful and adorning.
Within the studio, I have spent the past year exploring my creative process and what drives me to create. Repetitive exercises that limit time, technique, and materials have generated recurrence of details and influence which, in turn, have brought clarity and direction to my work. I have found new inspiration in my roots and a unique approach to embracing color, found objects, and narrative.
The Winthrop University Guild of Emerging Metalsmiths is excited to announce the call for entry for Emergence: New Questions in Craft and Object Making. Curated by Arthur Hash, Emergence is looking for three-dimensional works created by students that are exploring new frontiers in craft through material, concept, and technique.
As the artistic approach…Continue
I'm writing to share the story of Helene Lumia
I met Helene during a summer session at Penland in the summer of 2012. She was one of my three roommates and on a full scholarship to study glass with Beth Lipman and Leo Tecosky. A fun and bubbly girl, she made me…Continue