"Congratulations to all the folks selected for the Annual and a big thanks to the jurors. I love seeing the work being produced every year and I'm humbled to be a part of this collection -- the bar gets higher and higher! I look…"
"I am so inspired by the level of work in this show. I must have said WOW a hunred times looking through the photos. I can't wait to see the rest! Congrats to everyone. This is truly an amazing show of creativity."
"I love the sticker idea! Christine, I've been streching out my clay using Lisa's process -- saving me tons of cashola! So, Metal Clay Playhaus...sounds like a claymation rocker version of PeeWee's Playhouse..woohoo! We…"
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I am a .... Example: Student, Maker, Educator, etc.
I am a studio artist working primarily in metal clay. I have been a professional artist for 30 years working as a graphic designer, video producer, and illustrator. I began in traditional mediums such as oil and water colors but moved to metal working in 2005. I currently manage a graphic design contract for NASA where I mentor a team of graphic designers, multimedia specialist and illustrators. I've been published in Art Jewelry Magazine July 2009 & 2010, November 2010, BeadStyle 2010, Fusion Magazine No. 7 & 8, PMC Guild Annual 2009 & 2010, and The Art of Metal Clay Calendar 2009 & 2010.
Your website, DIRECT flickr or DIRECT facebook links where your work can be seen.
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About this blog--As a recent graduate and currently in a one-year residency the question of what’s next and how to get there is always on my mind. For this blog I will be interviewing artists who have taken varying paths and pursued different careers in or out of the arts to see what they are doing now and the steps they took to get there. Special Note--I want this to be a way to share how we are all trying to figure out the paths to what’s next and where to go, not answers or things to do, but…See More
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