Carolyn Morris Bach- a jeweler creating intricate and whimsical pieces with precious stones and metals, depicting animals, plant forms- stunning work
Jeong Ju Lee- she is a resident at Penland, and works in metal
Sandra Byers- a sculptural ceramicist who works in porcelain
Linda Kindler- Priest- a jeweler creating delicate forms depicting animals through chasing and repousse on gold, coupled with precious stones.
Jaclyn Davidson- a metalsmith who currently works with blacksmithing techniques to create jewelry, embellished with gold and diamonds
Scott Nelles- a foundry worker who creates whimsical, humorous functional sculpture
Robert Farrell- a metalsmith creating functional and non- functional work, jewelry
Myung Urso- a fiber artist and metalsmith, who stitches hand dyed, printed fabrics and thread to metal frameworks for the body
Baharal- Gnida- a team of two that create gorgeous jewelry, structural and seductive to the eye
Biba Schutz- a metalsmith creating for the body, patinated, bold designs
Jennifer Falter- a ceramicist from Springfield, MO, creating simple forms of white clay, then coating with black slip. she carves through the black slip to reveal designs of flora and fauna.
Check these guys and gals out- you won't be disappointed. I am so inspired by these people and what they can accomplish with their hands. Time to get my hands busy in the studio!