Brenda Schweder
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Feb 25, 2014
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HUNGER

Hunger, in all its metaphorical forms, is part of our personal and public conversation. Many of us struggle with HUNGERS, and yearn for the pleasure of food, love, possessions, control, sex or P O W E R.The works selected for this exhibition offer a wide range of ideas and images which go beyond food.See More
Jan 15, 2014
Brenda Schweder commented on Lorena Angulo's group Behind the Brooch
"Second part? Refresh my memory! oxox! -b."
Nov 26, 2013
Brenda Schweder left a comment for Hilary Sanders
"Very cool, Hilary!"
Oct 15, 2013
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Aug 20, 2013
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Aug 20, 2013
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Jul 8, 2013
Brenda Schweder commented on Erin Knisley's group The Steel Road to Touchstone
"You got it! It will be in tomorrow's mail!"
May 1, 2013
Brenda Schweder commented on Erin Knisley's group The Steel Road to Touchstone
"Adam and Erin--I'm a fan and lover of dark annealed steel for cold-connection jewelry making and wrote Steel Wire Jewelry (Lark Jewelry & Beading). Would you like a complimentary copy for your students (of either side)?"
May 1, 2013
Brenda Schweder joined Rebecca Rose's group
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Showing Publicly and Building a Legacy Privately

For the next 13 months we'll discuss the trials, triumphs, and tribulations of exhibiting  in art shows as emerging artists and established artists. Exhibition coverage will be balanced with tips on how to strategically build a legacy over a length of time, in a way that makes sense to your individual goals as an artist. Join us each month! There will be surprises around every corner, with photos, videos, SNAG conference coverage, and occasional interviews by rising artists!See More
Apr 30, 2013
Brenda Schweder joined Erin Knisley's group
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The Steel Road to Touchstone

Thoughts, contemplations, and excitement about the upcoming "Jewelry Fabrication in Steel" course with Sharon Massey at Touchstone Center for Crafts.See More
Apr 23, 2013
Brenda Schweder joined Begoña Prats's group
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Joyas Sensacionales (Sensational Jewellery)

Collective of Contemporary Artistic JewellersSee More
Apr 7, 2013
Brenda Schweder left a comment for Richard Townsend
"When I grow up, I'm going to own a Richard Townsend desk and chair! Fun and remarkable! Welcome to Crafthaus!"
Dec 20, 2012
Brenda Schweder left a comment for Ruth Ball
"Lovely, Ruth! Browsing through your photos just made me calmer! Ohmmmmm! ;)"
Dec 8, 2012
Brenda Schweder posted photos
Oct 31, 2012
Brenda Schweder commented on Lorena Angulo's group Behind the Brooch
"Lovely collection on many different levels, Lorena! It struck me that the beauty (and backstory) of the back often finished commentary created on the front of these works! Gorgeous! Thanks to you and all the talented artists for this most telling…"
Oct 1, 2012

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Where do you live ? City, State and Country
Waukesha, Wisconsin, USA
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Studio
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Maker, Author, Teacher, Coach
Your website, DIRECT flickr or DIRECT facebook links where your work can be seen.
http://BrendaSchweder.com
What media do you work with?
steel wire and found objects

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At 1:12pm on January 21, 2016, Brigitte Martin said…

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At 10:44am on September 26, 2012, Roxy Lentz said…

Good luck Brenda!

At 6:12am on September 23, 2012, Roxy Lentz said…

I forgot to say what I was using for the jury. The necklace with the red piece of pexi-glass. The necklace with the piece of drift wood, the brooch with the white pexi-glass, and two pair of earrings of steel wire, and small squarish tops for the post. 

When I tell people about VDV, they don't understand how exacting they are, and should be. 

At 6:01am on September 23, 2012, Roxy Lentz said…

I just posted the work I am using to jury at VDV. Some of it is already posted with pics I took, but I just had a professional in Milwaukee take some for me. Then, I made the earrings, and took my own pic for them. I will be on pins and needles until I hear from them.

I remember now seeing your work in Art Jewelry. I think the last roll of steel I bought was because of that article. 

At 4:55pm on September 22, 2012, Roxy Lentz said…

Thanks you so much Brenda. I don't use steel a lot, but tried some for the Ferrous show. I like your work also, and now, I remember seeing it before, somewhere else. 

I found out using brass bits to fuse works wonderful, and when I smooth with the sanding disk, looks like gold. 

I very much long to be in VDV. This is my first try. 

At 11:39am on July 2, 2011, Amelia Toelke said…
Thanks Brenda! Three cheers for Wisconsin makers!
At 11:11am on June 21, 2011, Sheila Schwede said…

Yes, married name. My husband is from Rocky River, OH, just outside of Cleveland on Lake Erie....Lots of Schwede's in that area. Gram Schwede (passed away years ago) but was German. Interesting to find out if the names are related in some way, seems likely with how unusual Schwede/Schweder is....

 

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At 9:33am on June 20, 2011, Brigitte Martin said…

Brenda,

 

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