Preparing for an exciting show opening at Taboo Studio in San Diego: "Back to Nature" opening August 14, 2015 and runs through September 25, 2015. Most often we conceive of plants either as food or as ornamental,--as purely passive creatures to be used as we see fit. My pieces aim to destabilize our preconceptions and appeal [...]
I have wanted to make a show stopping Feather Cuff, in (recycled) palladium for awhile. This broad hammered surface is subtle in organic texture and bold in scale and effect. Studded down the folded seam, Certified Reclaimed Nature TM white diamonds taper in size along the silhouette. Ergonomically designed to nestle comfortably at the base [...]
The Rotary Club of La Mesa Sunrise presents SOUNDS FOR HOPE SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 27TH @ 6PM An evening of music, food and friendship under the stars Enjoy appetizers and drinks on the terrace at the breathtaking Mission Trails Interpretive Center. Relax and enjoy a quintet of internationally renowned musicians and dancers performing selections from Classical and [...]
I am deeply honored to have been invited to be Mustard Seed Africa's Lead Designer on the Rural to Ramp project! "The Rural to Ramp Handcraft Showcase is a project where we partner Handcraft Artisans with International and Local Designers to develop products that are African by inspiration and contemporary in design. The collaboration ensures skill [...]
A new version of the Pure Flight Collection will debut at the Terra Firma Gallery Trunk Show this weekend, hammered silver with 18k gold for a tailored and elegant look to wear every day!
Gorgeous 2 full page spread in the May-June 2014 issue of Satellite Magazine of my Arthropod Series, begun for an exhibition at Mingei Museum, and is continuing to develop. This amazing shoot by Andrew Casey and Nick Mansfield- model: Candice Edwin, makeup: Cristiam Alfonso, hair: Melina Aguirre, dress: Elina Sheripova
The culmination of this year long project which originates in my Arthropodic Sculpture series exhibited at Mingei International Museum's Allied Craftsmen Today from June 2013 through July 2014, is now live in the video, Sculpture Dance. The overall concept and metal work are my vision for the project, but collaborative at each consecutive step. From the [...]
New Year Resolutions may be more like aspirations, and I believe keeping one's aspirations high and not selling oneself short is the best way to achieve, while remaining open to new ideas. This year launches a new kind of project for me, collaborations with couturiers, professional dancers and videographers to achieve what I have dreamt [...]
Thanks to Editor Gillian Flynn and writer Meredith Hattam at Modern Luxury-Riviera Magazine covers the Pure Flight Collection for a bit of holiday glitter with an ethical edge: 100% recycled silver with responsibly mined Silvermist Diamonds TM from Australia !