Jana Roberts Benzon
  • Salt Lake City, Utah
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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My studio in Sugar House, Utah
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I am a polymer clay artist and teacher...the works you see here are created solely of polymer clay, with no paints or pigments being used to create the different patterns and designs.
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At 8:16am on October 12, 2009, Rachel Carren said…
Thanks Jana for your kind words.
At 3:11pm on January 7, 2009, Umut Demirguc Thurman said…
Thank you Jana, I am happy to hear that you liked my work :) I love your polymer clay work, very intricate and beautiful.
At 6:43am on November 17, 2008, Margaux Lange said…
Thanks for your kind thoughts about my work Jana! Your polymer clay works are truly impressive and beautiful. Wonderful to meet you!
At 6:21pm on November 11, 2008, Anthony Tammaro said…
Jana,

Thanks for the response. I look forward to future communications.

Best,
Anthony
At 7:45pm on October 30, 2008, Seth Savarick said…
Hey Jana. Hope your Well. Glad to be a part of Crafthaus

Seth
At 9:34am on October 28, 2008, Brigitte Martin said…
Dear Jana:

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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.

DETAILS on exhibition premise, call for artists, submission guidelines.....

Rachel and Brigitte will be appearing on the wonderful Jay Whaley Metalsmith Benchtalk Radio Show, talking about the Co:Operation Garnish project, how they came up with the idea, what the project is about and the plans moving forward.

The radio show will be LIVE on air September 25, 2014 @ 6PM EST / 3 PM Pacific.

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