Grace Stokes
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  • Cleveland, OH
  • United States
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Cleveland Heights, Ohio
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My home studio in Cleveland Heights, Ohio
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My work is a a marriage of two distinct mediums, metal and polymer clay - the architecture of the metal giving a structure to the softer, tactile quality of the inlays, downplaying color, allowing surface texture and luminous layers to create dimension. I am drawn to texture, line and repetitive patterns in nature. I enjoy taking a pattern, abstracting it, repeating it to the point where it becomes a derived conception of its original inspiration while still celebrating the beauty of the natural element that influences it.
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http://www.gracestokesdesigns.com
What media do you work with?
Sterling Silver and Polymer Clay Jewelry

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At 9:20am on January 12, 2014, Brigitte Martin said…

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At 1:22pm on February 24, 2011, Dawn Blair said…
Uber gorgeous work!
At 11:16am on November 9, 2010, Marilyn O'Hara said…
Thanks you, Grace! I like your work too
At 7:36pm on April 4, 2010, Sue Amendolara said…
Thank you for the nice comment on my work. We must have a similar aesthetic because I like your work, too.
At 9:30am on November 24, 2009, Loretta Lam said…
Hi Grace - i remember. Will you be showing your own work at BMAC in Feb???
At 8:26am on April 2, 2009, Lorena Angulo said…
Good Morning Grace,
Thanks for your comment and nice to meet you.
At 9:47am on January 15, 2009, Michelle Pajak-Reynolds said…
Thanks Grace,

Texture and movement are some of my favorite things. Well that and chocolate ;)

Michelle
At 6:29pm on January 11, 2009, Brigitte Martin said…
Hello Grace:

Welcome to crafthaus ! I am very glad you joined us.

Please add a few images of your work and your comments to the blog/discussion topics that are already posted. Of course, if there is something else you'd much rather talk about, please add that to the site so that the rest of us can chime in.

I really hope you will enjoy being with this network and find the exchanges interesting and fun. The more you put into it, the more you will get out of it, for sure.

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A modern metalsmith/metal artist can be found working in traditional metals as well as in nontraditional materials. The designs can range from the classic to the extravagant, and the techniques can either be centuries old or decidedly current.

The wide range of expression preferences, design options, materials, and processes has lead within our field to unfavorable misconceptions, misunderstandings and in some cases even outright disdain between artists. Can the metal and jewelry field overcome its division and send out a much-needed signal?

We appreciate and respect our historical past and acknowledge that current materials have a rightful place in jewelry/object making!

Arriving at this message is the goal of this traveling exhibition opening at the SNAG conference in Boston 2015, Velvet da Vinci, San Francisco, CA - Aug 19 - Sept 20, 2015, Equinox Gallery, San Antonio, TX - Oct 16 - Nov 15, 2015, Baltimore Jewelry Center, Baltimore, MD - Dec 11, 2015 - Jan 08, 2016, Brooklyn Metal Works, Brooklyn, NY - Feb 5 - Mar 4, 2016.

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