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Yong Joo Kim - the process of reconfiguration



Yong Joo Kim explores the value of the mundane, industrial material, velcro. She hand-cuts, sews and “reconfigures” it into wearable art. The result of her extensive, controlled exploration is quite literally beyond…

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Added by 2Roses on February 19, 2018 at 5:50pm — No Comments

2Roses Monday’s Child - A Weekly Creative Shot in the Arm

Attai Chen - Uncommon Materials, Uncommon Applications



Attai Chen utilizes wood, paper, silver, graphite, paint and stainless steel in his jewelry and sculptural reliefs. He describes his work as “a body consisting of independent,…

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Added by 2Roses on February 13, 2018 at 1:42pm — No Comments

2Roses Monday’s Child - A Weekly Creative Shot in the Arm



Helen Britton - A Singular Voice



Helen Britton’s work is well known in the arena of art jewelry. The variety of materials she incorporates into her pieces is quite…
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Added by 2Roses on February 5, 2018 at 11:20am — No Comments

2Roses Monday’s Child - A Weekly Creative Shot in the Arm

Gerda and Nikolai Monies - the natural and the extraordinary



Gerda and Nikolai Monies, known by their Danish artistic entity 'Monies', create fashion forward statement pieces that consistently turn heads. The collaborative couple is incredibly…

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Added by 2Roses on January 15, 2018 at 11:12pm — No Comments

Monday’s Child - A Weekly Creative Shot in the Arm

Deb Stoner - flora through her lens

Over the last 3 decades Deb Stoner has been a designer of eyewear, a maker of contemporary jewelry and a photographer. Her current ongoing project involves the growing of plants and painstakingly photographing…

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Added by 2Roses on January 8, 2018 at 11:41am — No Comments

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Hirotoshi Itoh - Stone Sculpture with Humor and Imagination



Hirotoshi Itoh sculpts stone and transforms it into the unexpected. His subject matter captures your immediate attention. Some of it has a great sense of humor.…

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Added by 2Roses on December 4, 2017 at 6:32pm — No Comments

Sculpture to Wear Returns to LA LA Land!!

The epicenter of West Coast Art Jewelry kicks off its return to LA with a special show at the Kopeikin Gallery. Featuring 2Roses, Jillian Moore, Claudia Endler, Lynn K. Altman, Greg Orloff, Gina Pankowski, Kathleen Lamberti, Marc Cohen, Shuilii, & Swinda…

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Added by 2Roses on November 16, 2017 at 11:31pm — No Comments

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Gyongy Laky - art, craft, design, engineering, architecture, activism, environmentalism



Gyongy Laky is attracted to humble materials. Wood, wire, screws, nails and some unexpected items work their way into her vessels and…

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Added by 2Roses on October 30, 2017 at 2:09pm — No Comments

2Roses Monday’s Child - A Weekly Creative Shot in the Arm

Ken Price - the discipline of working your voice



We enjoy the connection between polymer clay and earth clay. Perhaps this is why we’re featuring another ceramicist for Monday’s Child. Shown is the earlier work of Ken Price, created in the late 1980s-early…

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Added by 2Roses on October 16, 2017 at 2:11pm — No Comments

Win a copy of CAST from Art Jewelry Forum

Become a member of Art Jewelry Forum in October and be entered to win one of 10 copies of CAST: Art and Objects Made Using Humanity's Most Transformative Process.

CAST is perfect for makers, educators, curators, and collectors. It’s an inside look at the process of…

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Added by 2Roses on October 12, 2017 at 12:25am — No Comments

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Tomoko Sakumoto - the power of line and form



Tomoko Sakumoto creates ceramics using simple shapes and lines. These are not your usual striped pieces. They are extremely precise - so much so that the design elements of the lines are completely in sync with…

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Added by 2Roses on October 10, 2017 at 12:53am — No Comments

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Molly Aleza Vogel - a contemporary approach to carving jet



Jet is a type of lignite, a precursor to coal, and is a gemstone. It has an organic origin, being derived from decaying wood under extreme pressure. Jet is a deep, dark black. Vogel carves…

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Added by 2Roses on October 3, 2017 at 1:37pm — No Comments

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Michael Sherrill - when a creative voice has multiple octaves



We wanted to demonstrate how one strong creative voice can sing in different octaves. Ceramicist Michael Sherrill does just that - and he does it quite well. His…

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Added by 2Roses on September 25, 2017 at 8:16pm — No Comments

2Roses Monday’s Child - A Weekly Creative Shot in the Arm

Arline Fisch - Metal as a Textile



Arline Fisch is legendary in the world of the metal arts. Throughout her career, she has developed ways of combining the textures of weaving with a metal material. She goes way beyond the development of technique.…

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Added by 2Roses on September 18, 2017 at 8:49pm — No Comments

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Jaclyn Davidson - Jewelry for Strong Women



Jaclyn Davidson specializes in fabricating wearable art of steel, gold and precious stones. It’s adornment that makes a…
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Added by 2Roses on September 11, 2017 at 6:38pm — No Comments

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JoAnne Russo - basketry of the highest order



Recently at the IPCA’s Synergy4 event, Kathleen Nowak Tucci gave a compelling presentation about elevating low materials to art status. The work of basket artist JoAnne Russo brought back many of the points Kathleen…

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Added by 2Roses on September 4, 2017 at 11:55am — No Comments

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Terri Kern - crafting an engaging story



Terri Kern considers herself to be a “hands on” artist. This means she does everything from wedging the clay, doing all of the hand building, relief carving, applying the many layers of color under glazing and…

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Added by 2Roses on August 29, 2017 at 12:17am — No Comments

Hyper Reality

For your mind-boggling amusement..."Hyper Reality" a short video statement by Keiichi Matsuda. 

https://vimeo.com/chocobaby/hyper-reality

Added by 2Roses on August 21, 2017 at 11:00pm — 1 Comment

2Roses Monday’s Child - A Weekly Creative Shot in the Arm

Julia Toledo - Wood as a Moving, Precious Material



Artist Julia Toledo creates fluid, graceful wearable art from individually shaped pieces of wood. Their movement represents the dancing body and as a dancer, Toledo captures…

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Added by 2Roses on August 21, 2017 at 10:41pm — No Comments

Monday’s Child - A Weekly Creative Shot in the Arm

Adina Mills - Go Big or Go Home



To say that Adina Mills creates one-of-a-kind fashion jewelry is an understatement. They are big, in your face expressions of individuality and just scream fashion forward. The natural…

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Added by 2Roses on August 7, 2017 at 3:20pm — No Comments

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