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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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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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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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
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Crafthaus regularly features creative photography to inspire craft artists to take their own photography to the next level.Feel free to upload and share creative images of your own work in this group and BE SURE to give proper photo credit!See More
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The British are Coming an on-line exhibition of British base Silversmiths

An online exhibition of Silversmiths who currently reside and practice in the UK. The goal is to show the best current contemporary silversmith work from the UK. This exhibition aims to explore if there is a specific British silversmith style that is different from silversmithing styles in other countries.The works submitted have been made from 2011 onwards.Photo left:David Clarke , "INSALTED"Sterling Silver, table salt.10cm x 10cm x 5cmPhotography: David Clarke…See More
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Young Future: Richard Peterson

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JUNK: rubbish to gold Exhibition

THIS CRAFTHAUS EXHIBITION IS NOW ARCHIVED AND THE AUCTION OVER.IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO TAKE PART IN OUR NEW ONLINE EXHIBITION AND AUCTION PLEASE GO TO  www.rubbishtogold.comARCHIVE:JUNK: rubbish to gold playfully explores ideas of exchange, bartering, gathering, earning and giving by putting on display the entire process of creating the ‘work-of-art’.All works available to bid on via a silent auction right NOW.     Partnering charities supplied the masses…See More
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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 5 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 7:30pm on April 14, 2016, Brigitte Martin said…

I was at the 92Y in NYC this week and saw your book for sale at Charon Kransen's book stand :) - NICE!

At 7:29pm on April 14, 2016, Brigitte Martin said…

Thanks for signing up again with crafthaus. Your membership is valid through May 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! 

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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 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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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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