Mike Holmes
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Brooke Marks-Swanson

August 4-31, 2016Artist’s Reception: Saturday, August 6, 6-8pm Velvet da Vinci is proud to present Baskets: Increase /Decrease, Brooke Marks-Swanson’s first solo exhibition at the gallery.  The show will run from August 4-31, 2016.  An opening reception with the artist will take place on Saturday, August 6 from 6-8pm.On her most recent body of work, Marks-Swanson states:Born from the human need to protect…See More
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Nikki Couppee: Hologems

May 11 – June 19, 2016Artist’s Reception: Friday, May 13, 2016, 6-8pmVelvet da Vinci is proud to present Nikki Couppee: Hologems, a solo show of work by the Florida-born artist. Couppee’s recent work investigates the performative social functions of jewelry, utilizing Plexiglass, brass, and found objects in place of precious gems and metals.Inspired by  growing up on the beach in Florida the 1990’s, as…See More
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Earrings3

Earrings3April 15 – May 8, 2016 Velvet da Vinci's third group exhibition focusing on the ancient form of ear adornment and its current production in the realm of contemporary art jewelry. Featured Artists: Carolina Andersson, Jill Baker Gower, Lynn Batchelder, Kristin Beeler, Jesse Bert, Elisa Bongfeldt, Ashley Buchanan, Raissa Bump, Liz Clark, Kat Cole,…See More
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Julia Turner: TIMBER

Julia Turner: TIMBERVelvet da Vinci March 9-April 10, 2016Artist’s Reception: Friday, March 11, 6-8pm Velvet da Vinci is proud to present Julia Turner: TIMBER, a solo exhibition of new jewelry in reclaimed wood by the San Francisco based artist. The show runs March 9-April 10, 2016. An Artist's Reception will take place Friday, March 11, from 6-8pm. Turner received her MFA from Miami University, Oxford, OH and her…See More
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Tom Hill: Birds

Tom Hill is a sculptor, draftsman, and jeweler whose work is an exploration of the natural world, most notably in sculptural objects depicting animals in motion.  Built from materials such as mild steel wire, wood, copper, and pigments, Tom Hill's most recent series of birds will kick off Velvet da Vinci's 25th anniversary celebration.  According to the artist:Birds have long been the connecting thread through my…See More
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Brooke Marks-Swanson

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August 4-31, 2016
Artist’s Reception: Saturday, August 6, 6-8pm
 

Velvet da Vinci is proud to present Baskets: Increase /DecreaseBrooke Marks-Swanson’s…

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Florian Ladstaetter

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Shared Concerns

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Shared Concerns:  Melissa Cameron, Aran Galligan, Dan DiCaprio, Kaori Juzu, Jill Hermans, Caitie Sellers, Lynn Batchelder, and Vincent Pontillo-Verrastro

July 1-31, 2016
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Nikki Couppee: Hologems

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Earrings3

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Earrings3

April 15 – May 8, 2016

 

Velvet da Vinci's third group exhibition focusing on the ancient form of ear adornment and its current production in the realm of contemporary art jewelry.



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Brooke Marks-Swanson

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Crafthaus Project Grant 2016

Every other year, crafthaus awards a micro grant to a craft artist regardless of their location, professional background, or chosen craft field.The grant is unrestricted and intended to provide assistance for an interesting new personal or group…See More
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On the Intimate and the Personal: an interview with American jewelry artist Vincent Pontillo-Verrastro

Olivia Shih: Hello Vincent, and thank you for agreeing to this interview! Could you give us a little background on yourself and your work? Vincent Pontillo-Verrastro: Prior to jewelry, I was a classically trained trumpet player studying at…See More
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A short time after I joined Crafthaus, I noticed a post announcing the Crafthaus/Arrowmont scholarship to attend a summer workshop. Not thinking that I would be selected at all, I went ahead and started browsing the catalogue offerings to see what…See More
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New Materials And Old

This last week has been taken up by exploring a fairly new material with the pleasingly forthright …See More
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