Tuesday, March 11, 2008

Blue Eye Neckpiece

Artist's Statement: Barbie was immensely important in fueling my creative life as a child, and ironically continues to be such for me as an adult. I am inspired, terrified and fascinated, first and foremost by humans. I'm drawn to patterns and repetition in all forms.

My "Plastic Body Series" jewelry stems from my desire to re-purpose materials in combination with metals, resulting in the transformation of a mass-produced iconic object into wearable art. I received my BFA from the Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore and have been creating work in this series for over seven years.

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