Uncategorized — Wood Art

Exchange of Energy

Exchange of Energy

I've been gearing up for the JAWA Chic show in Bridgeport (Chicago) next month (Oct. 19-30) at the Zhou B Arts Center. I'm excited for the show. The idea of the show is to present art jewelry at an elevated level. The pieces will be displayed on the wall as if in a gallery. I have also considered my pieces to be miniature sculptures, especially the rings. I create with this always in mind. Art jewelers put as much time and thought as traditional artists and therefore I believe they should be given the same...


Christmas Gift for the New Shop!

Christmas Gift for the New Shop!

I had a stroke of genius this month. Since our new shop does not include a proper sink... and since all of my assistants each drink a gallon of coffee a day, I purchased a Keurig Coffee Maker. If you're not familiar, these machines make just one cup. To cover some of the cost, I've asked for a quarter a cup. 


My assistant, Erin, created this 'piggy bank'. 


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living Life : Wood Art Jewelry at The Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show

Unbound Wooden Brooch
I have said many times that I don't want life to live me, I want to live life. Last month I displayed my Wooden Art Jewelry at the The Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show which is a premier show and sale of contemporary craft. I would like to say that life was on full display and for sale in the wonderful work. I was enthralled with the art lovers of Philadelphia and constantly reminded that the life I live is my creation. Thank you to the wonderful museum's Women's Committee and...


Reflection : A journey to my past and Philadelphia.

jewery-making-f-c
I will be departing for the Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show this morning. I will be carrying a book that my father owned in 1975. I was just 7 years old when he owned this book. You ask what is the deal with this book well, my mother gave it to me yesterday as I was saying goodbye to her and my oldest son. The book is about jewelry making and the Art of jewelry. I was 7 years old when my father owned this book and 11 years old when he past...