In 1919, while naming the Bauhaus school, Walter Gropius proclaimed that his goal was “to create a new guild of craftsmen, without the class distinctions which raise an arrogant barrier between craftsman and artist.” The Bauhaus style was marked by the absence of ornamentation and by the harmony between the function of an object or […]
At present the jewelry maker is not just a person cloistered in the workshop concentrating on the process and production of jewelry-making for a client. Today a jeweler develops the necessary skills to promote and manage him/herself in the international context. Strengthening these two core principles of the practice will provide those just entering the
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
A brochure and checklist for the exhibition “Gardens of Our Own Inventions: Granulated Gold by Douglas Harling,” organized and presented by the Arkansas Arts Center, Decorative Arts Museum, Little Rock, Arkansas, October 7–November 14, 2001.
L.A. Pai Gallery first introduced Anna Lindsay MacDonald in 2005 when she was an artist in residence at the Harbourfront Centre in Toronto. At the time, Lindsay was developing Interlaced, a study of urban maps in wearable form. The strength of the ideas and the precision of its actualization was impressive. The gallery and artist