Timothy McMahon
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Pratt Institute, 92nd St. Y
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http://www.timothymcmahon.com
Growth. The swelling, surfacing, and bubbling-up of all manner of THINGS.

The classical techniques and materials I am drawn to serve as a framework to explore somewhat surrealistic concepts, specifically convulsive beauty. I see my work as a hybrid of two aesthetics, bred for a stronger beauty than the parent strains allow; structured and predetermined design (chain, prongs and cabochons) merge with the unbridled growth of pathologies.

The heterogeneous result creates an escalating tension caused by the containment of growth; organic mounds that boil up and present gems, but are themselves captured by gold plated prongs.

I use color to maintain (sometimes tilt) the balance; intense hues that mimic gemstones or layers of fleshy skin tones represent the varied offspring of an experimental pairing.

A persistent component of my inspiration is the incubation of thought;
I believe that design and aesthetics are infectious,
spreading and mutating from one person to the next.

A constant growth.

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Posted on January 6, 2011 at 3:00pm 1 Comment

 

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At 12:20am on January 27, 2011, Susan Ramos said…
Great work Timothy.
At 11:31am on January 13, 2011, Brigitte Martin said…

Your membership is valid through April 15, 2012.

 

Enjoy crafthaus, participate often :-)

At 8:53am on January 12, 2011, Ethical Metalsmiths said…

Dear Timothy,

Thanks for wanting to add Ethical Metalsmiths as a friend on crrafthaus! The best way to keep in touch with what we are doing to an receive opportunities for jewelers and metalsmiths is to sign-up for our e-mailing list. I included the sign-up link below.

http://www.ethicalmetalsmiths.org/NewsletterSignup.html

 

All the best with your Kickstarter project!!!

 

Cheers,

Christina

At 8:22pm on November 8, 2010, Brigitte Martin said…
Congratulations on getting into Talente !!! That's really terrific.
At 9:53am on August 8, 2010, Sara Pfau said…
Hey Tim, Yes, all new thesis work! Thanks
At 2:06pm on July 8, 2009, Chris Irick said…
Hi Tim,

It's great to see your work here. Hope you are having a good summer!
At 3:59pm on April 21, 2009, Brigitte Martin said…
Timothy:

Thank you very much for your membership payment and support of crafthaus. Your membership is good through 4-15-2010.

I saw that you also became a member of the SNAG group that has recently formed on crafthaus, so I already look much forward to your future participation in the groups and discussion forums. Nathan Poglein has started the group, but really anyone interested can add discussions and blogs to it.

I am really glad to see you continuing here !!

Best, Brigitte
At 6:29pm on January 29, 2009, kerianne quick said…
love your work.
At 11:38am on October 25, 2008, Stevie B. said…
Love your use of the CPU and your metals are amazing!
At 7:58am on July 10, 2008, Brigitte Martin said…
Dear Timothy:

Welcome to crafthaus ! I am very glad you joined us.

At the moment, there is a surge in activity on the site, so if you would like to add images of your pieces to your profile then a lot of people will be getting to see your work. If you can, please be sure to continue spreading the word about crafthaus to your fellow artist friends, so that everyone gets the maximum benefit out of this project.

Also, if you have some time, please feel free to add your comments to the discussion topics that are already posted. Of course, if there is something else you'd rather talk about, please add that to the site so that the rest of us can chime in.

I really hope you will enjoy being with this network and find the exchanges interesting and fun. The more you put into it, the more you will get out of it, for sure.

If there are ever any questions or concerns, please don't hesitate to email me anytime. I will do my best to be of help.

Again: Welcome !

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