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Trace Collectors

Everything around us has been touched, used, cracked, broken—evidence that reveals an object’s existence ​and experience. Min Jae Eom creates simple surfaces and forms that, when carried on the body, slowly gather traces of the wearer. The marks that are collected through these time-based works are not simply scratches, dents, and stains; rather, they become a witness, a …

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BETWEEN / SPACES

Jamie Scherzer explores balance between the contained systematic nature of form and its transition into more unprincipled, chaotic outcomes. Scherzer allows the material to direct an understanding of concrete entities. The final result of these inquiries may range from jewelry, to object, to print. By inking and printing these experimental metal surfaces, Scherzer creates tactile works …

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Jumble Gym: Playful Randomness in Contemporary Jewelry

Stefan Gougherty creates jewelry that is curious and interactive. Sampling content from trash to treasure, these playful objects are unpretentious and subversive. Exploring the surreal through engineering and illusion, these antics of adornment can confound our expectations. In celebration of our collective progress, Gougherty leverages industrial materials and manufacturing processes to anchor the work firmly …

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A Place in Time

A thesis, written by Dierra Jones, for an MFA in jewelry. Storytelling is rooted in our daily lives, giving individuals the ability to connect and understand the world we live in. These stories are often memorable through one’s connection to time and place. In the jewelry field, place is significant in the life of an …

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Marjorie Schick Body Works: Structure Color Space

An exhibition brochure containing a checklist and essay by Alan DuBois, curator, Decorative Arts Museum, Arkansas Arts Center. This brochure was published on the occasion of the exhibition “Marjorie Schick Body Works: Structure Color Space,” organized and presented by the Decorative Arts Museum, Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, Arkansas, June 10–July 8, 2001.

REINVENTING MEMORY CONTEMPORARY CAMEOS

This ancient jewelry format is being revived today for the exploration of personal narrative, history, and social issues. Many contemporary jewelers have created cameos at some point in their careers, especially when approaching themes of memory and loss. While some artists reserve the form to honor personal memories, others seek to evoke public recollections. The …

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