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Electric Broomstick

I made a short film to satisfy our project with Gijs Bakker and Louise Schouwenberg at MASieraad. Because of general and personal grief, my head and body only wanted to be on and in the ground. “Electric Broomstick” grew from…

Many Faces

As a gay, person of color, most of my life has been a game of translation. I looked at life (and myself) through the lens of others. In my most recent series of self-portraits, I seek to explore my identity…

Shibari Fascinator

Shibari Fascinator is a wearable sculpture for the head. Fashioned as a fascinator, copper wire is coiled and crocheted as veiled cocktail hat to provide the wearer with a veil of allure and protection. Patina was applied to emulate the…

Palmetto Memories

Fabricated from Sterling Silver embellished with 24K Gold Keum boo. This piece is inspired by the palmetto plants that fascinated me as a child.

too many

Wa Yuusu is a reflection of African, Caribbean, and African American culture. Skin lightening is a problem, especially for females. Skin lightening has a long history that is impacted by the media, social status, religion, wealth, mental health, and culture….

Surgical Mask in Copper

Ferguson works alone to produce his art, preferring to start each new piece with just raw materials and tools, in hopes of moving as far away from ideas and techniques of mass production as possible. The goal of his work…

Caeruleum

Inspired by both personal and larger-scale social experiences, this piece aims to raise awareness about the mental health effects of the Covid-19 pandemic. It is through exploration of forms and theory of colour combined with traditional jewellery techniques such as…

Pioneer for Medicine

Inspired by Judy Chicago’s Dinner Party, The Necklace Party represents three women in science who changed the narrative. I created this series to educate the public on these women’s accomplishments, which are not always recognized as they should be. Dorothy…

This is a coming of age story

This object is to be used in a practice of rebuilding oneself by reevaluating the learned internal dialogues that derive from dysfunction in a home. It can be assembled and disassembled like a puzzle. The act of making this piece…

Transcendence Urn

My current work examines how we chose to represent, remember, and memorialize those who have died. I investigate this idea through enameled vessels, jewelry, and objects that explore the sentimental attachment to the physical form of someone and how we…

Collective Spicule Experiment

Creating repeated forms help me flow in the subconscious. While enveloped in my subconscious, I observe the nuances of my ego. This creation process drives me to explore ego’s functioning while archiving artifacts of our current existence. The culmination of…

Untitled Brooch

I draw with metal as my material, fabricating through very repetitive processes to meticulously accumulate pieces into a cohesive whole. I like to think about the joining of parts in my work, about new ways to connect metal, and I…

Construction Glasses

The concrete structure formed by countless iron rods of the building from the Crystal Palace has become my main inspiration for this series of works, the paneled huge glasses not only amazed me with their transparency that allows the lighting…

In Honor of Her Honor

(1000 paper beads cut from the dissenting opinions of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg) This piece is a lace collar/warrior breastplate comprised of 1000 paper beads cut from the dissenting cases of Ruth Bader Ginsburg. It is both a…

Childhood Series I

The piece was inspired by foil balloons I used to play with as a child. Because I miss my carefree childhood, my work always has a playful undertone and the narrative as a format to convey my stories. I chose…

Second Generation S-1

I am investigating familial/generational relationships between objects. As one object begets another, they multiply and change. The object evolves but maintains traces of its predecessors. “Second Generation S-1”, cast in Sterling Silver, is the descendant of a raised, Copper vessel.

Finger ring

Inspiration comes from so many places and is truly ever-evolving. 10 Timeless Fashion Pieces Every Woman Should Own (a list by Mary Johnson) has been the inspiration for several pieces I’ve created for the past three years. So far, I’ve…

Freedom

My jewelry works serve to bring awareness to society about mental health disorders and its impact on those affected. I strive to help others who are experiencing anxiety and/or depression to become empowered to express themselves and to know that…

Gone Too Soon

My practice merges loud materials with ornate processes to reveal the connective qualities of nostalgia and excitement sparked by collective childhood experiences. I use imagery relevant to childhood, stimulating the memory of each viewer and highlighting the joy of nostalgia….

Protection-Stories

“Protection” is about the violation and oppression on words. It depicts my rejection of the exceeding censorship in Mainland China. I choose to blur the information that should not have been censored on the Internet and reveal it once again…

Forbidden Love

My name is Sarah Baird and I love to incorporate playfulness and maybe a bit of comedy into my art. My works crave to contain stories and this piece holds one dear to me. The cast silver is made from…

Liquid Stone

Liquid Stone was inspired by Italian architect Carlo Scarpa about how water creates a unique patina on the concrete—transforming the stone into liquid.

Dimension Walkers

My name is Ellie Garvey and I am an Indianapolis-based jewelry artist and children’s book writer/illustrator. In both mediums, my work employs complex patterning, floral motifs, and the beauty of nature to evoke sentiment and promote a sense of well-being….

Non-violence is our greatest weapon

This is a series of medals I made for criticizing the Honours System in Hong Kong. Since the social movement of 2019, the issues have been extended to kinds of police brutality, for example, the use of excessive force, live…

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