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emiko Commissioned for Art Jewelry Forum Limited Edition Pin 2015

I'm excited to announce that the Art Jewelry Forum has commissioned me to create their Limited Edition Membership Pin for…

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Added by emiko oye on January 13, 2015 at 10:21pm — No Comments

Featured in Lapidary Journal's Jewelry Artist

This month for the Sept/Oct issue of Lapidary Journal's Jewelry Artist, I am one of three artists featured in an excellent article by Sharon Elaine Thompson titled, "Leather, Paper or Plastic: Metalsmiths explore alternatives in jewelry". One of the best articles written from a phone interview, I was super pleased, not to mention having photos…

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Added by emiko oye on September 9, 2013 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Living LEGO®: From Museum to Market

For those in the Bay Area, I will be giving an artist and business talk at the Marriott in Emeryville for the Bead Society of Northern CA, Tues, Jan 15, 7:30pm. Living LEGO®: From Museum to Market will give a behind-the-scenes look at how my exhibition creations come to fruition…

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Added by emiko oye on January 15, 2013 at 3:53am — No Comments

Harriete Estel Berman interviewed me this week for her Ask Harriete blog to talk about how booth display effects your sales at craft shows. Check it the post: Display Ideas Remarkably Effective.

Harriete Estel Berman interviewed me this week for her Ask Harriete blog to talk about how booth display effects your sales at craft shows. Check it the post:…

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Added by emiko oye on November 10, 2012 at 12:03pm — 1 Comment

Colorblocking and LEGO® jewelry

Another Cleveland connection with fashion blogger, Allison Nottingham - we had a great conversation and she wrote this fun post on her blackOUT blog relating my jewelry to the trend of colorblocking in fashion.…

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Added by emiko oye on March 15, 2012 at 3:11pm — No Comments

Style & Taste Feature in Cleveland Plain Dealer

Nothing better than making the front pages of your hometown’s major newspaper! It only took me 15 years, but here I am featured as the Style &  Taste  cover story for the Cleveland Plain Dealer, January 11, 2012! Wonderful article, Silver, gold, Lego: Precious links to the past are jeweler’s gems by John Petkovic – we had a long phone interview back last fall and it was definitely worth the wait. HUGE,…

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Added by emiko oye on February 1, 2012 at 6:39pm — No Comments

My Jewelry featured on Gizmodo and io9

Techie sites Gizmodo and io9 featured articles about my LEGO® jewelry!

Added by emiko oye on October 15, 2011 at 4:14pm — No Comments

SF Open Studios with members of Metal Arts Guild

Whirlwind upon whirlwind! Seems like just yesterday I was at the ACC Fort Mason show in my new "garden" store of LEGO® wonder! Well, this weekend you can find me for the first time at Artspan SF Open Studios for the Mission District Weekend 1. Ten members of the …

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Added by emiko oye on October 1, 2011 at 6:14am — No Comments

My podcast interview on Metalsmith Bench Talk, Sept 8

Tune in to Whaley Studios Metalsmith Benchtalk Radio podcast today, Sept 8 from 3-4pm PST. We'll be talking about the Metal Arts Guild SF's 60th Anniversary and the exciting…

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Added by emiko oye on September 8, 2011 at 5:30am — No Comments

2011 Publications showcasing my work

Catching up on the books and magazines that my work has been published in this year:

Metalsmith Magazine Exhibition in Print 2011

The coveted issue of metalsmith, which I tried for years to get into and here I am, the Second year in a row, this time within the curator's interview…

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Added by emiko oye on August 26, 2011 at 8:08pm — No Comments

SF Chronicle uses image from Craft Forward

Met this interesting student, Jeffrey Basile, at Craft Forward because of his killer sweatshirt, and the SF Chronicle used my photo in this Sunday's STYLE section. Check out the article on SFGate in SFunzipped (happily…

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Added by emiko oye on April 9, 2011 at 6:40pm — 1 Comment

Craft Forward Visual Diary

This is your Brain on Craft  (image from Frank Wilson's lecture, Hand Made Minds in the Digital Age)

Can't believe just last week I was immersed in round-the-clock Craft for 3 days straight at CCA sponsored Craft Forward!…

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Added by emiko oye on April 9, 2011 at 6:17pm — No Comments

From Geekery to Regality: Beauty in Reuse -- SF Exhibition



This month I curated a recycled jewelry show showcasing the members of the Metal Arts Critique Collective, of which I'm a member.

"From Geekery to Regality: Beauty in Reuse" is the title and it is showing through the month of Sept, Downtown SF at Green Zebra Environmental Action… Continue

Added by emiko oye on September 15, 2010 at 3:22am — 1 Comment

Adornment and Excess show at Miami University

Tonite (Jan 28) from 5-7pm is the Opening Reception for the

Adornment and Excess show at

Miami University Art Museum (Oxford, OH). It looks to be a provocative group of work, "a dynamic framework for considering questions of sustainability, responsibility, material recycling, ethical consumption,… Continue

Added by emiko oye on January 28, 2010 at 3:25am — No Comments

emiko oye in NYTimes article

I made my NYTimes debut on Wednesday in the Style Magazine section for the opening of

GlassWear at the… Continue

Added by emiko oye on July 16, 2009 at 4:29am — 3 Comments

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