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pink eraser brooch

sterling, eraser dust, thread, plastic
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Since 1991, Velvet da Vinci has been a leader in showcasing new developments in contemporary art jewelry and craft-based sculpture and regularly organizes exhibitions of contemporary craft.
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"hi erin, nice to meet you here...thanks for the kind words about my pieces..happy 2010, jaimejo"
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Austin, TX
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I make jewelry and sculptural boxes with sterling silver, mineral stones and an array of found, vintage or repurposed materials. These everyday materials can be a piece of broken windshield glass, a fragment of plastic from a doll shoe, a found pebble or shell, or even a tiny stuffed pillow sewn from the plastic of a thrifted rain poncho. By using non-traditional and often overlooked materials as the "stones" in my metal work I encourage the viewer to observe these common, sometimes discarded materials, in a new light. Through a variety of techniques and concepts I create small objects and adornment that breathe new life into the mundane thus challenging the viewer to reconsider their definition of beauty.
Your website, DIRECT flickr or DIRECT facebook links where your work can be seen.
http://www.jaimejofisher.com

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At 4:19pm on January 3, 2010, Brigitte Martin said…
Thank you very much for your membership payment and support of crafthaus. Your membership is valid through Jan 15, 2012. Enjoy crafthaus.
At 1:46pm on January 3, 2010, Brigitte Martin said…
You are very welcome ! Thanks and Happy New Year to you too.
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At 6:25pm on August 19, 2009, Deborrah Daher said…
no, I've never entered an outdoor show - the weather seems to be such an issue (especially here!), but I will look for your booth.
At 4:43pm on August 19, 2009, L. Sue Szabo said…
That sounds great, we will very likely be doing it--i'll let you know as time gets closer. i'd love to meet up with you guys,
sue
At 9:35am on August 18, 2009, Deborrah Daher said…
Hey - so good to see you here! Hope things are going well for you, Jamie Jo - the work is as wonderfully interesting and fun as ever. It's great to see the continuity in the evolution of the pieces. The stitched sections are a really nice addition to the mix.

Will you be doing any shows here? How about the Clayton show in
the fall?
At 9:25am on August 18, 2009, Angela Gerhard said…
It's good to see you here, I was just coincidentally looking at the work on your site yesterday! Love the new pieces up on the site here. I skipped Ann Arbor this year, were you there?
At 9:06pm on August 17, 2009, Michelle Pajak-Reynolds said…
Thanks Jaime,

I'll be a the SNAG Houston conference in March. I'll probably have a few of the beaded pieces with me, so hopefully we'll be able to connect and you'll get to see them in person.

Michelle
At 11:45am on August 17, 2009, Marlene True said…
Hi Jaime Jo,
I am enjoying being in Virginia - we are in Sandy Hook - real close to Richmond. I loved looking at your work and look forward to seeing more! In a couple of weeks I am going to Illinois to teach a workshop at SIUE for the Society for Midwest Metalsmiths and plan to hang out with Charity for a day.
Take Care,
xoxo Marlene
At 9:14am on August 17, 2009, L. Sue Szabo said…
Jaime,
I'm really liking your new stuff-just checked out your photos. couldn't get a 3 day pass this year to ACL so no Sept trip to Austin for us this year, considering SXSW though.
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