Thomasin Durgin
  • Female
  • Memphis, TN
  • United States
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Memphis, TN
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I am currently working on two bodies of work, one a limited edition collection of wearable jewelry, as well as a series of conceptual pieces for exhibition. I also work part time as a teaching artist in schools and with youth organizations.
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At 7:59am on December 9, 2010, Laura GC said…
Thanks for friending!
At 8:50pm on July 27, 2010, 2Roses said…
You're "dreaming of finger screws"!?!! Holy S***, Tomi! Can't wait to get you and Vic in the same room. Seattle is gonna be ca-razee.
At 12:35pm on July 25, 2010, 2Roses said…
Hi Tomi,
We actually did visit that exhibit on torture devices. Its a traveling exhibition and a real minder-binder. The collection is extraordinarily complete and authentic, making viewing particularly uncomfortable knowing that this stuff was actually used on someone. The sheer volume and range of implements is a testament to the perversity that some humans are willing to engage in. All of the standard mechanizations are represented, as well as many, many other devices that are well beyond most people's imaginations. All in all, a very powerful show. Highly recommended if it comes to a city near you.
At 4:15pm on April 16, 2010, Catherine Witherell said…
Hey Thomasin, I saw you over at DeMeng's blog. Was that not awesome?

Catherine
At 1:00pm on April 15, 2010, Mo Schreffler said…
Thanks so much for the kind words, and congrats on being a featured artist this week. Your 'gallery' looks great :) I am especially fond of the Temptation ring.
At 2:34pm on April 12, 2010, Catherine Witherell said…
and your work is trippy, quirky and could really protect someone in a dark alleyway if acosted... and what I really like is the photo of your face, straight on and looking out, nice to meet you!
At 9:11am on April 11, 2010, Laura Flavin said…
Tomi, I had a premonition right before I opened up my Crafthaus featured Artist email that you would be in it! And here you are.....Congratulations....well deserved!!
Hugs, Laura
At 10:08am on April 6, 2010, Laura Flavin said…
hi Tomi :)
At 3:12pm on April 5, 2010, Maureen Brusa Zappellini said…
Hello gorgeous! great to see you here!:-D
At 1:24pm on April 5, 2010, Brigitte Martin said…
Thank you very much for your membership payment and support of crafthaus. Your membership is valid through April 15, 2011.

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A modern metalsmith/metal artist can be found working in traditional metals as well as in nontraditional materials. The designs can range from the classic to the extravagant, and the techniques can either be centuries old or decidedly current.

The wide range of expression preferences, design options, materials, and processes has lead within our field to unfavorable misconceptions, misunderstandings and in some cases even outright disdain between artists. Can the metal and jewelry field overcome its division and send out a much-needed signal?

We appreciate and respect our historical past and acknowledge that current materials have a rightful place in jewelry/object making!

Arriving at this message is the goal of this traveling exhibition opening at the SNAG conference in Boston 2015, Velvet da Vinci, San Francisco, CA - Aug 19 - Sept 20, 2015, Equinox Gallery, San Antonio, TX - Oct 16 - Nov 15, 2015, Baltimore Jewelry Center, Baltimore, MD - Dec 11, 2015 - Jan 08, 2016, Brooklyn Metal Works, Brooklyn, NY - Feb 5 - Mar 4, 2016, Thomas Mann's Gallery I/O April 1 - June 25, 2016.

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Instill - Material Matters 2014 - The School of Jewellery at Birmingham City University, UK

INSTILL- material matters offers an opportunity to experience the recent works by MA postgraduates from The School of Jewellery at Birmingham City University, one of the most important and internationally renowned contemporary jewelry programs in Europe.

Crafthaus has been privileged to show work from the graduating jewelry classes of the Birmingham City University for the past 5 years in a row. Thank you Professor Astfalck for this wonderful opportunity!

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