Lorena Angulo
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  • San Antonio, TX
  • United States
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San Antonio, Texas
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Since I can remember, art has been a strong influence in my life. I come from Mexico, a country that is so rich in traditions, culture and art. Everything that surrounded me when I was a child living in Southern Mexico (Chiapas) was very important in my formation. I think that I felt more in love with my country when I moved to live in the USA. I miss so many things. This great passion for my culture motivated me to take my first class in metals in San Antonio, Texas. I had so many ideas in my heart that needed to come to life and metal smithing allowed me to do that. . My inspiration comes from my big love for my culture and traditions and this love allows me to create pieces with much soul. -
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Harriete Estel Berman commented on Lorena Angulo's blog post Behind the Brooch: A closer look at backs, catches and pin stems (Book)
"Congratulations on your book! I saw the online exhibition but didn't even know the book was published. Did you or Schiffer send a letter/email to the people that have work in the book?Are you happy with the way the book turned out? Any comments…"
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Lorena Angulo joined Mark Fenn - Studiofenn's group
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Tales From the Tool Box - Chapter Two

Thank you for viewing this on-line exhibitionThis exhibition is a showcase for narrative work.I would like to personally thank all the makers who took the time to submit work for this on-line exhibition. Image Left: DualityMaker: Younha JungImage Credit: Kathleen BrowneSee More
Jan 18
Lorena Angulo joined Leisa Rich's group
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Invisible:VisAble Exhibition

Art can be a way to heal. Many artists privately face invisible medical and mental illness challenges that others are unaware of because they look, and act, absolutely normal. Some artists creatively tap into these challenges and give voice to them through a variety of mediums and styles. Invisible:VisAble, curated by artist Leisa Rich, is an art exhibition that features several artists whose art works are informed by their challenges. It is to be held in Atlanta in April, 2015 at Mason Fine…See More
Jan 18
Lorena Angulo and Maya Sabbatini are now friends
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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
Jan 3
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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
Nov 19, 2014
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Behind the Brooch

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 this exhibition, I would like to let you in on that secret, something that typically only the maker and the wearer know about. I hope you will enjoy with me this selection of brooches by…See More
Nov 19, 2014
Ligia Rocha joined Lorena Angulo's group
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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
Oct 25, 2014
Lorena Angulo liked Mark Fenn - Studiofenn's group Tales From the Tool Box - Chapter One
Oct 24, 2014
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Oct 24, 2014
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Lorena Angulo joined Mark Fenn - Studiofenn's group
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Tales From the Tool Box - Chapter One

Thank you for viewing this on-line exhibitionThis exhibition is a showcase for narrative work, with over 234 images it was decided that the exhibition would be in two parts with chapter two being on-line in January 2015I would like to personally thank all the makers who took the time to submit work for this on-line exhibition. Image left: Dauvit AlexanderTitle - "Blood Will Have Blood: A Macbeth Brooch" Image Credit: Photography by Andrew Neilson, Neilson Photography. See More
Oct 24, 2014
nora rochel joined Lorena Angulo's group
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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
Oct 21, 2014
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Honoring

This necklace was made inspired in the wonderful Mexican celebration of Dia de Muertos (Day of the dead.) The skull is surrounded by butterflies who represent the soul and transformation. Inside the milagro heart I added dry flowers and rice…
Oct 6, 2014

Lorena Angulo's Blog

Behind the Brooch: A closer look at backs, catches and pin stems (Book)

Posted on June 13, 2013 at 8:56pm 2 Comments

I started a wonderful project last year about collecting images of brooches from the side we rarely see, the back side. It was such a wonderful experience to see how different artists approached the back look and mechanism of their brooches.

I started looking around for more pictures, and although it was not an easy task I managed to create a wonderful board on Pinterest named, of course, …

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Behind the brooch

Posted on January 11, 2012 at 9:15am 6 Comments

I have always thought that the back of any jewelry piece is as important as the front. I always try to have something on the back of my pieces as a surprise for the wearer and also because I think it says a lot about the maker.

Most of the work I do has a detail on the back, I enjoy very much doing it.…



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At 11:19am on December 14, 2013, Fred Zweig said…

This could easily be done on a yearly basis and I hope you will continue this venue.  I will most certainly do my effort to participate in the next one.

At 4:32pm on March 19, 2013, Aleksandra Vali said…

Hi Lorena,

Glad to see you here! It was very nice to have your support on NICHE ceremony. Thank you very much, I really appreciate it!

At 12:58pm on March 5, 2012, Casey Sheppard said…

Thanks for the kind words  Lorena....totally diggin your work, especially your rings...pretty freaking rad!!!!  And thanks for the friends request!!!

At 12:08pm on January 23, 2012, Jillian Palone said…

I guess I didn't realize we weren't friends on here!  

At 3:14am on January 20, 2012, Kim Hyung-Hee said…

Thank you~

your works  very good, too ^^

At 10:17am on January 17, 2012, Thea Clark said…

Thanks for the comment Lorena. Wonderful exhibit idea.

At 12:52am on April 16, 2011, Manya Tessler said…
Lorena, I LOVE your work!!!
At 7:36pm on March 31, 2011, Gail Golden said…
Hi Lorena! I will have some time to work on this page now. I may ask you some questions as I get into it!
At 3:33pm on March 30, 2011, Rebecca Bogan said…
Hola ! Nice to see you here.
 
 
 

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