Helen Shirk
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  • La Mesa, CA
  • United States
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Joyas Sensacionales (Sensational Jewellery)

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Koru 4: Kindred Spirits

Information, interviews and updates about Finnish and International contemporary jewelry and posted by Rebekah Frank from the symposium, workshops and exhibitions during Koru 4: Kindred Spirits in Imatra, Finland.See More
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Helen Shirk left a comment for Brigitte Martin
"It was so great to meet and talk with you at SNAG  -  the trunk show was a lively event to end the conference with -- and people could carry the excitement into the final dinner.  Thanks for all you do for the field-----"
Jun 5, 2011

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San Diego , California
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San Diego State University
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Professor Emeritus,
School of Art, Design, and Art History
Jewelry and Metalsmithng
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http://art.sdsu.edu/faculty_and_staff/directory/helen_shirk

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At 10:14pm on January 8, 2011, Claire Maunsell said…
These pieces are incredible!  I would love to see how the piece in photo # 11 sits on a person!
 
 
 

Rule the World!

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RULE THE WORLD

Friends of Carlotta Gallery, Zuerich, Switzerland

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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Grandpa Wooley, "LOOK", Brooch
Internet photocopy of Gerard Depardieu and Vladimir Putin. Plexiglas, fabric, imitation leather, yarn, wood, silver brooch.

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A New Path: Enameling in the Round

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Starting Points

My love affair with fine metals started several years ago when I was able to take a Young Artists Workshop at Moore College of Art and Design.  After my first jewelry class and I was pretty much hooked.  I continued chasing the dream and received my BFA in Studio Art, concentrating in Metals from Rowan University, while studying under Jill Baker Gower. I am grateful that I was able to find my focus, enameling, and really develop a body of work within the few years following my gradation.…See More
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Behind the Brooch part 2

I am happy to share with all of you more images of wonderful brooches from artists around the word. I had so many submissions on my first call that I had to create a second part exhibition. This exhibition focuses on a side of the brooch we usually do not pay much attention to: the back side. Our first look is naturally always trained at the front, but when we do take the time to look at the back of a brooch, it will oftentimes reveal a surprising aspect for us, a delightful little secret. With…See More
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Stalactites 3

"I'm not sure I can actually say I'm a jeweller, since most people mean a metalsmith when they say that.  I'm still strictly a beader, it's just that I use metal tubes as my beads and I "string" them into geometric…"
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Jewels in Ferment 2014 - Contemporary Jewellery Exhibition and Awards

"Every year Jewels in Ferment aims to gather the infinitely individual expressions of contemporary jewellery makers in relation to popular themes: wine and territories,…See More
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