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40th Annual Philadelphia Musuem of Art Craft Show

40th Annual Philadelphia Musuem of Art Craft Show

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Finally new hard-wall booth
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It is very helpful to me if I can lay out all my inventory to identify holes in each collection.
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These earrings I am so very excited about, fine silver and 24k gold posts with a satin finish.


This November 10th – 13th I will be exhibiting at the Philadelphia Museum Show at the Convention Center in booth #224. Many of you know what an honor it is to be included. My show preparation began many months ago but as this last week closes in on me I wanted to share with you a few process photos of the booth and fresh pieces of work I will be exhibiting at the show.

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Classic bench shot of Ruby!
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New this year, stringing projects with pyrite (shown here) and pearls. The tube clasp was my first attempt at 3D printing super excited!
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Two pieces from a series of necklaces I started at the beginning of 2016 for PMA. Handmade chain, 24k gold, pyrite and fine silver.

“Maker Moxie”

Last night was the opening reception for an exhibition at the Peters Valley School of Craft entitled “Maker Moxie” Click the link to read the article in the Sparta Independent newspaper in New Jersey.  I am so honored to have been chosen as one of the 55 artists who are exhibiting at this exciting exhibition… Continue Reading

New Artist Statement

As I observe my eye is drawn to the spectrum of color and texture. I work to explore the edges of these spectrums allowing my pieces to become visual evidence of the middle ground between black/white, hard/ soft and smooth/rough. In keeping with this exploration, I am eliminating color to emphasize shape, line and texture.… Continue Reading

2016 Maine Artist Fellowship Award Winner

  It is with great honor I can announce; I am the recipient of the Maine Arts Commission 2015/16 Belvedere Handcraft Fellowship. I will be spending the better part of winter honing my skills at the bench while working on new work. My cup runneth over with gratitude to ALL the people and organizations that… Continue Reading