One of my most curious and exciting diamond ring "makeovers" was this: the client's favorite ring was always this antler slice ring, into which I set her diamond to create quite a nice piece!
Looking back at the exhibition: symbiosis at Sparks Gallery, Sept 30 to Dec 3, 2017, the entire experience of such a great opportunity for avant-garde exposure! Tea Ninkovic and I collaborated in depth for each outfit, this one being my favorite. These pictures and moments are some of the highlights: Raymond Elstad's studio shots were amazing here we [...]
Looking back now at the exhibition: symbiosis, and the entire experience of such a great opportunity with Sparks Gallery in San Diego, these pictures and moments are some of the highlights! It was intended to be fun and unexpected, and here's some of the greatest reactions:
Wonder how to hammer form metal? This is a video of the in-gallery demonstration during the symbiosis show at Sparks Gallery, where attendees had a chance to try too! Full Video link here:
the Arts Education Council and the San Diego Museum of Art are hosting a fundraising private champagne tour of Symbiosis at Sparks Gallery on November 12. All interested sign up soon!
Reflecting on the incredible lead-up to our amazing opening night spectacle at Sparks Gallery, I am overwhelmed with gratitude for everyone who participated in every way! There’s no such thing as a “solo show,” really. So many people are involved in putting an exhibition event together, and this one was self-consciously symbiotic and collaborative! From [...]
As we prepare for Saturday night, just a few helpful details to share: First, bring CASH for bar and raffle fundraiser for Ethical Metalsmiths Second, PARKING: Below are some parking options to help you plan your trip: After 6pm, Park it on Market (closest paid lot) is a flat rate of $10. Before 6pm maintains $1 per hour all night. This also [...]
SYMBIOSIS: September 30- December 3, 2017 opening event: Saturday September 30 at 6pm at Sparks Gallery in the Gaslamp district, 530 6th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101 Free Event open to all, includes drink ticket with RSVP Jewelry Raffle to benefit Ethical Metalsmiths Please bring friends, and wear your own wildest creations! Sparks Gallery presents symbiosis: an original collection [...]
Soon after I first moved to San Diego in 1995 I was privileged to meet one of my all-time heroes of metalsmithing: Arline Fisch, who was teaching at SDSU. She told me about ACSD and I applied at the next opportunity. I have gotten to know so many incredible talents in the San Diego Arts [...]