Jim Cotter


Jim Cotter Studio
Minturn, CO, United States

9h x 8w x 6d

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Jim Cotter handcrafts each piece of work, from start to finish, in his Minturn, Colorado studio. Specializing in the lost wax casting process his designs are full of movement, fluidity, and texture.  Jim is known as a maverick and pioneer in using alternative materials. He has held classes and workshops across the globe; Haystack Mountain College, Penland School of Craft, and Anderson Ranch Arts Center, to name a few. His work can be found in collections like Herman Miller, the Georgia Museum of Art, The Ornamental Metal Museum, and the Korean Craft Museum.

Jim Cotter is a metalsmith who lives and works in the Vail Valley of Colorado. He is known for his playful mindset regarding art and life. His sculptures are influenced by the surrounding environment and incorporate unusual and natural materials such as steel, concrete, rocks, and sought-after everyday objects. His textures are unmatched and impossible to recreate.

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