I am working on launching a new venture called TATTUAGE- Metal Tattoo Jewelry; body adornment that is reusable and adheres to the skin.
I launched a Kickstarter campaign for Tattuage and I need help raising funds. I am…"
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Brigitte Martin (crafthaus editor) will spend time at the 2016 ACC Show in Baltimore. She will report back from three distinct viewpoints.Sign up for this group to join the trip, ask questions, be a part of it!See More
INSTILL-material matters “The year’s end is neither an end nor a beginning, but a going on, with all the wisdom that experience can instill in us.” Hal Borland The School of Jewellery at Birmingham City University presents the thesis work by students of the MA in Jewellery, Silversmithing and Related Products course. The show celebrates the achievements of a group of exceptionally diverse individuals, with each piece on display offering an unexpected adventure through material that…See More
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I am a jewelry designer/metalsmith interested in challenging traditional concepts of wearable fashion/art and body adornment.
I was born and raised in Puerto Rico and came to the United States to pursue my passion as an artist. I received a BFA from New Mexico State University (NMSU) in jewelry & metalsmithing followed by an MFA from Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) also in Jewelry & Metals and obtained my .
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Sorry it has taken me so long to get back to you - I am especially busy right now with upcoming show deadlines and some custom orders. St. Louis has a nice metals community going on in the bi-state area…we started a metals guild a few years back (The Society for Midwest Metalsmiths - consider joining) which has been a good way to meet others in the field in addition to bringing in artists and hosting sales and shows. Craft Alliance has been growing their metals department with good instructors, and the area has Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville, Maryville University St. Louis, and Fontbonne offering metalsmithing courses. How's the metals climate in KC?
Your welcome, I really enjoy your work. I have actually made some more rubber band pieces since, you reminded me that I should upload those photos! Right now I'm exploring some new things, but I may go back to the rubber bands at some point.
"I think that all her work is very beautiful and interesting....I wonder if she is very frustrated when poor handling breaks a link. Or how she deals with the frustration that the work is beyond my people's expectations for jewelry.…"
At first I thought this must be 3D printed, but it is not. It's fabricated, link by link.So in love with this cross-over application. Ceramics x Fiber and also x Jewelry. Visual artist Cecil Kemperink creates ceramic sculptures. …See More