Jaime Sawka
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Jaime M. Sawka

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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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Northern Illinois University 2007-2010
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Where do you live ? City, State and Country
Champaign, IL U.S.A.
Place of Work ? Example: Studio, College, Gallery, Museum, ...)
Studio, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign
I am a .... Example: Student, Maker, Educator, etc.
Student, Maker, Instructor, Craftsperson
Your website, DIRECT flickr or DIRECT facebook links where your work can be seen.
http://jaimemsawka.weebly.com
What media do you work with?
Textiles, Metals, Gems, Beads, Found Objects

Ornamentation is paramount to both the design and execution of my art.  A primary focus among my current pieces lies in the use of thread of to elevate the material and highlight its’ original importance. The thread exists organically as the ornament devoid of function. I rearrange the value placed on these objects and the previously mundane materials with which they are made. The history, craftsmanship, and permanence of antiques and relics provoke my interest to make objects. Ultimately my work offers a contemporary interpretation of tradition.

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At 9:11am on August 18, 2014, nisa blackmon said…

Hi, Jamie!

Nice to see you here; thanks for the friend request!

Hope your Fall is off to a good start,

nisa

At 9:13pm on May 14, 2010, Thea Clark said…
Hi Jamie,
Welcome to crafthaus. I look forward to seeing more of your work.
 
 
 

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A Conversation about Stone Cutting with Jean-Noel SoniSpecializing in Award Winning, Original Gemstone Cutting.
Friday, May 8, 20156-7:30pmLillstreet Loft4437 N. Ravenswood Ave, ChicagoJean will bring along a great assortment of Gem Quality rough crystals as well as cut gems. This may include a 44ct Tourmaline and a Spectrum Award winning 24ct Color Change Garnet. He will have many other fine examples of cut stones to show and discuss. 
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