chesley williams
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Retracing my steps: Explorations in Fiber Sculpture at Arrowmont

Arrowmont: after 25 years, I am returning to the place where it all started for me as a fiber artist.  That embarrassing picture is me, Amber O’Harrow (then Amber Wood), with my first weaving, turned into a bag.  Let’s see where my journey has led me since then, as I follow my guide, Pat Hickman on an exploration of fiber sculpture at Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts. See More
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"(Sung to the'll know it!) Hey Chesley, (your work's) so fine, (your work's) so fine you blow my mind, hey, Chesley! Hey, Chesley! From your fiber art friend Leisa. Just wanted to tell you today, again, that you do such…"
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I am a Maker based in Dallas, Texas, neighborhood- Oak Cliff. I own and operate a mobile boutique on wheels that features an array of accessories from hand bags, jewelery, to my favorite headwear. I choose from an endless supply of discarded (found) and recycled materials. I combine art and fashion as a final presentation to influence public policy towards wearing sustainable art.
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At 2:52pm on November 8, 2013, Leisa Rich said…

(Sung to the'll know it!) Hey Chesley, (your work's) so fine, (your work's) so fine you blow my mind, hey, Chesley! Hey, Chesley! From your fiber art friend Leisa. Just wanted to tell you today, again, that you do such incredible stuff!!!!!!! Hold that thought, ok, if there is ever any doubt in your mind! I got it right this time!

At 12:45am on March 1, 2012, Angelina Ciulik said…

GREAT MEETING YOU AT YUMA!  Love my pin, and your work of course.


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Friends of Carlotta Gallery, Zuerich, Switzerland

What are the adornments of dictators, despots, and the plain delusional? What do they need in order to let their real personalities shine through? What tools do tyrants have to show that they are in charge? See for yourself!

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Grandpa Wooley, "LOOK", Brooch
Internet photocopy of Gerard Depardieu and Vladimir Putin. Plexiglas, fabric, imitation leather, yarn, wood, silver brooch.

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Starting Points

My love affair with fine metals started several years ago when I was able to take a Young Artists Workshop at Moore College of Art and Design.  After my first jewelry class and I was pretty much hooked.  I continued chasing the dream and received my BFA in Studio Art, concentrating in Metals from Rowan University, while studying under Jill Baker Gower. I am grateful that I was able to find my focus, enameling, and really develop a body of work within the few years following my gradation.…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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Stalactites 3

"I'm not sure I can actually say I'm a jeweller, since most people mean a metalsmith when they say that.  I'm still strictly a beader, it's just that I use metal tubes as my beads and I "string" them into geometric…"
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Jewels in Ferment 2014 - Contemporary Jewellery Exhibition and Awards

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