Linda Kaye-Moses
  • Dalton, MA
  • United States
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Linda Kaye-Moses commented on Olivia Shih's group Reconstructing Our Second Skin: Gender in Contemporary Jewelry
"My work has not specifically, and really only once or twice been focused on gender issues. I have contemplated more specifically the empowerment I feel that comes from messing about with metals and the tools needed to mess about with metals. My…"
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Reconstructing Our Second Skin: Gender in Contemporary Jewelry

In this crafthaus blog, I explore the intersection between gender and jewelry with a three-prong approach: interviewing artists who do not shy away from words like “gender issues,” “feminism,” and “sex”; analyzing the work of said artists and the reach of their work via questionnaires; and reinvigorating conversation about gender in jewelry by putting together an online exhibition.See More
Apr 27
Linda Kaye-Moses commented on Brigitte Martin's blog post Craftspeople In Their Own Words - BOOK Project
"And how many of we members of crafthaus are represented in this book? Lots I'm guessing. Time to get on board for CERF! "
Apr 1
Linda Kaye-Moses commented on Brigitte Martin's blog post Dobraş Anamaria - Jewelry x Video Art
"The videos are visually interesting, and, from what I could tell, the jewelry designs are interesting. I found that i was more interested in the visual impact of the videos, than in the jewelry. I wanted to see  more of the jewelry. It seemed…"
Feb 6
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Linda Kaye-Moses commented on Brigitte Martin's blog post The Costumes of Astrid Hadad
"She's been 'floating' around on fb these days, and I'm so grateful that you have featured her here on ch. I would love to see her in performance, but where?"
Jan 19

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My jewels concern themselves not simply with function, but also with the implicit and explicit narrative capacity of adornment and, additionally, with adornment enclosure as sculptural form. They are an extension of my intention to build fully realized objects by constructing jewels within environments/protective dwellings, e.g. "Nesting Cases", often incorporating an original textual element (poem/song/prose).

I am invested in a continuing tradition of adornment extended to a surrounding environment, supporting and protecting the center. The 'enclosure', the vessel, the chest, the reliquary that contain carefully selected and assembled elements and that reflect intimate symbology, are both my inspiration and my art form.

Using a repertoire of jewelry fabrication techniques (metal clay, engraving, stamping, fold-forming, oxidation/patination, roll-printing, cold connections) blockprinting, assemblage and collage and precious metals, precious stones and found objects, all the elements of each of my pieces relate thematically. My pieces explore the fusion of all these elements with the stories my objects relate; an integration, both physical and metaphorical. Each piece speaks as a sculptural 'encyclopedia' of connected and coherent images, symbols, and concepts.
Your website, DIRECT flickr or DIRECT facebook links where your work can be seen.
http://www.paradisecityarts.com/artpage/mixedmedia/lindakayemoses.html

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Posted on April 16, 2015 at 3:30pm 1 Comment

Hello all crafhausers,

The seasons of Spring…

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Work Accepted

Posted on November 15, 2011 at 12:58pm 4 Comments

Just wanted to let everyone on crafthaus know that I've had work accepted in Art Jewelry III and in an upcoming (2012) Lark Book, Metal Clay Fusion. Wooohooo!

 

Linda

Book Release and Book Signing Event

Posted on August 22, 2011 at 1:48pm 0 Comments

Hello,

 

I just received confirmation that I will be doing a Book Release/Signing Event at The Bookstore in Lenox, MA on September 25th for my new book "Roots, Stems, and Branches; A Recollection". I hope that, if you live in the area, Berkshire County, MA, Hudson River Valley, Northwestern CT, anywhere in the Northeast, that you'll come help me celebrate at this event.

 

If you want to come, contact Matt Tannenbaum at The Bookstore in Lenox at (413) 637-3390 or…

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Roots, Stems and Branches

Posted on August 22, 2011 at 10:43am 1 Comment

Dear Friends,

For the past ten years, I’ve been working on a project that I hoped would define those moments or events in my life that directed me to making my jewels. I’m thrilled now to announce the publication of my new book, Roots, Stems and Branches; A Recollection—the result of those many years of writing, art making, and personal reflection.



A special clothbound Collector’s Edition with dust jacket is now available and can be ordered directly online at <…

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What do I mean by success

Posted on January 4, 2010 at 4:21pm 1 Comment

How I define success has changed as the years have gone by, but here are the signposts of my various definitions of success:

1. My craft supports me and my family (college cost for kids, mortgage, food, etc.).

2. My craft supports my creative urges.

3. I can make, via skills and techniques, whatever my creativity insists that I make.

4. My work (jewels) is enjoyed and WORN by my collectors.

5. My work pleases and inspires me.

6. My work keeps me young!

7. My… Continue

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At 11:51am on December 16, 2015, Brigitte Martin said…

Thanks for signing up again with crafthaus.  Your membership is valid through January 15, 2017.
Now that you’ve successfully re-registered you can get even more involved. This means, you’re not just getting the whole crafthaus picture... you are a part of it. Your contributions via blogs, photos, and discussions will enrich our open crafthaus environment immensely, so please let us know what’s going on in your art life! Don't hold back! 

Thanks for being a crafthaus member!

At 10:21pm on May 1, 2012, Linda Savineau said…
Yes, Toronto is definitely on my list for 2013! See you there!
At 1:12pm on February 7, 2012, Rebecca Wade said…

Thank you for the comment!

At 8:24pm on December 2, 2011, jenny Fillius said…

Your work is nicely unique. Your colors and forms repeatedly remind me of the best parts of the sea. Lovely.

At 7:00pm on September 23, 2011, Elise Winters said…

thanks linda

At 8:29pm on July 19, 2011, Mirinda Kossoff said…

Why thank you m'dear.  I'm pleased to be part of this diverse and interesting group.  Thanks for encouraging me to join!  By the way, your work is FAB!  Seeing it here on Crafthaus is the first time I've gotten a look at a collection of your creations.  Your boxed pieces are inspired!!!

Fondly,

Mirinda

At 1:59pm on April 22, 2011, Margaret R Schindel said…
Thanks, Linda! Glad to be here, better late than never. ;) I'll be in touch over the next few weeks so we can plan our summer visit. Looking forward to it!
At 1:49pm on March 28, 2011, Lorena Angulo said…

Gracias Linda !

xox

At 8:07am on November 18, 2010, Donna Veverka said…
Thanks for the comments Linda. Off to Marlborough today!
At 6:35am on November 15, 2010, Christine Norton said…
Thank you for the friend request. I have long admired your work and find you so inspirational!
 
 
 

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Mixed media sculpture based on my son Ky's childhood.
Copper, earthenware, encaustic, mica, teeth, resin, patina.
10.5" x 14" x 8"

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