Erin Knisley

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About Me:

I am inspired by geometric forms, raw architectural structures, patterns, and the repetition of individual units.

 

 

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Where do you live ? City, State and Country
Sidman, PA, USA
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Community College
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I am a designer/maker interested in structures, studio jewelry, and the fashion runway.
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http://www.snagmetalsmith.org/members/ErinK

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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
Dec 11, 2013
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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
Nov 5, 2013
Harriete Estel Berman commented on Erin Knisley's photo
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Avant-Garde

"How do we contact the Academy Awards?We are NOT giving away our jewelry from free is any gift bag. That is not O.K. Please don't even mention this to me. I don't want to hear it. This is about RUNWAY, RED CARPET and ON STAGE. Artists…"
Nov 5, 2013
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"Harriete: Thank you for your wonderful and thought-provoking comments! I love the runway for its experimentation and take a lot of my inspiration from its over-the-top qualities. It seems as though the runway would be the perfect venue for…"
Nov 5, 2013
Harriete Estel Berman commented on Erin Knisley's photo
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"So tired of the Cartier on the run ways. Not only does it send a message about jewelry being only about karats of gold and gemstones, but jewelry can be about so much more that high value materials. How do we get art jewelry on the red carpet and on…"
Nov 2, 2013
2Roses commented on Erin Knisley's photo
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"When possessing this kind of jewelry conveys class status and power."
Nov 2, 2013
Harriete Estel Berman commented on Erin Knisley's photo
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"I like the big dramatic necklace from the irregular forms.How do we get this on the Academy Awards walking down the runway? Harriete"
Nov 1, 2013
Erin Knisley left a comment for Curtis H Arima
"Thank you for joining my group!"
Oct 21, 2013
Erin Knisley is now friends with Montserrat Lacomba and Sonni Brickhouse
Oct 6, 2013
Erin Knisley left a comment for Montserrat Lacomba
"Thank you for adding me a as a friend! I really enjoy the soft subtlety of the colors your use in your enamel work; the colors flow so naturally with the forms."
Oct 6, 2013
Erin Knisley left a comment for Sonni Brickhouse
"Thank you for adding me as a friend! I love the cleanliness of your design aesthetic!"
Oct 6, 2013
Curtis H Arima 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
Sep 30, 2013
Harriete Estel Berman 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
Sep 10, 2013
Carol Palmer Huntington liked Erin Knisley's group The Steel Road to Touchstone
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Lorena Angulo 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
Aug 21, 2013
Umut Demirguc Thurman 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
Jul 21, 2013

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At 12:02pm on June 19, 2013, Brigitte Martin said…

Looking forward to seeing you implement the new material!

At 1:39pm on June 10, 2013, Brigitte Martin said…

Any new work in steel in the making ? :-)

At 6:29am on March 30, 2013, Bifei Cao said…

Erin, very new and insteresting work. convoluted wire, with broke the positive and negative space. wonderdul wire soldering skill. I will schedule another time with you that we can talk on skype.

How is your thesis going? My best wishes for you to join a residency soon!!!

best, best and best.

At 4:10pm on March 5, 2013, Alisha Low said…

Most definitely! We're too peas in a pod! haha :]

At 5:47am on March 5, 2013, Alisha Low said…

Thanks! I love anything that is interactive :D, speaking of which, I love how a lot of your pieces interact with the body, very neat forms!

At 6:46pm on March 3, 2013, Alisha Low said…

You're welcome! I really enjoy your work, it's all gorgeous!

At 12:50am on May 2, 2012, Bifei Cao said…

Yeahhhhh, I am so glad you are here now!!!!!!!

Keep updating ur works here!!!! best best best!!!

At 2:28pm on May 1, 2012, Renee Zettle-Sterling said…

Hi Erin, Welcome to Craft House.  I hope school is still going well.  The leave forms are gorgeous!!  Renee

 
 
 

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RULE THE WORLD

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What are the adornments of dictators, despots, and the plain delusional? What do they need in order to let their real personalities shine through? What tools do tyrants have to show that they are in charge? See for yourself!

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