Saturday, December 19, 2009
Still need that perfect gift for the Holiday? Well we got you covered. Stop by my studio at the Northrup King today, Saturday the 19th between 12-5pm for a wonderful selection of handmade jewels from $48-$350. There will be collections from Emily Johnson, Betty Jager, Susan Frerichs, and your truly. Betty and Emily will be there to greet you all and represent all the pretty things. Shop local and support working artists this Holiday season. Happy Holidays!
Tuesday, December 1, 2009
It's time to spread some Holiday cheer with, you guessed it, jewels!
Thursday December 3, 2009 we invite you to a very special event; Local goldsmiths Britta Kauppila, Betty Jäger, Emily Johnson, and Susan Frerichs welcome you to an open studio tour and Holiday sale at the Northrup King Building suite 435. All four ladies will be showing highlights from their collections of hand made finely crafted jewelry perfect for your Holiday gift!
There will be hand-made baked goods, new paintings, warm apple cider, live music and Jewels, jewels, jewels!!!
1st Thursday December 3, 2009 5pm-9pm
Wednesday, November 4, 2009
- Friday, November 6th 5p-10pm ***Join us for homemade cookies to go with your homemade jewels
- Saturday, November 7th 12pm-8pm
- Sunday, November 8th 12pm-5pm
Just in time for your holiday shopping!
Our Studio #435 will be filled to the brim with Jewelry! I have lots of new jewels and plenty of for $150 and under, perfect for gifts, or a special treat for yourself. My studio mates: Susan Frerichs, Emily Johnson and Betty Jager will also have tables overflowing with fabulous jewelry!
Art Attack is an annual open studio and gallery crawl at the Northrup King Building, in the heart of the Northeast Minneapolis Arts District. The weekend-long event features over 200 artists working in painting and drawing, sculpture, photography, architecture, custom furniture, fiber arts, metal, ceramics, glass, hand-crafted and custom jewelry, mixed media, mosaics, textiles, and more.
Art Attack is an exciting opportunity to gain admission to private studios and to buy original art direct from local, nationally and internationally known artists. Many artists are hosting special events, you can find the listings on the Northrup King website.
The Northrup King Building
Fourth Floor Studio 435
1500 Jackson St. NE, Mpls, MN 55413
Monday, October 19, 2009
It has been a very busy summer/ fall that has kept me at my bench and off the computer but alas, I have found some time for the world wide web. The first big event this season was the WJA Designer Showcase in September held at Stephen Vincent's loft in the Warehouse District. This is an exclusive event where local and regional artists showcase their designs for local and regional gallery and boutique owners. Here you can find a wide variety of talent and technique all within your local area. This event encourages owners and retailers to shop local and discover new and rising talent. It was a great atmosphere to show off my new collection. I was honored to win third place in the "People's Choice Award" amongst the other talented designers. Here are some photos of the event!
Thursday, July 2, 2009
My new favorite piece! It's oxidized sterling sliver and 24 karat gold leaf with an 18 karat gold bezel set champagne rose cut diamond. The oval length chain is adjustable to a 22 inch or 18 inch length. This piece took me forever to create... but it was definitely worth the time!
Tuesday, June 23, 2009
Well summer is finally here and it is already going so fast! This coming weekend is the Park Point Art Fair in beautiful Duluth, Minnesota on the shores of Lake Superior. I couldn't ask for a better backdrop for my first outdoor art fair. Come by and check out the array of artists, mediums, music and of course jewels! Hope to see you there!
Monday, May 18, 2009
Monday, May 11, 2009
Monday, May 4, 2009
Thursday, April 30, 2009
Thursday, March 19, 2009
I love to work in ancient techniques and antique gems. There is a close relationship the piece of jewelry and the handmade process. I choose to work in granulation which was a symbol of the Etruscan culture, and rose cut gems which were one of the first styles of polished gemstones in history. Here are some designs that blend these styles and techniques to create a story for each piece and its wearer.
Monday, March 9, 2009
A Fashion Party Event! Gallery 360 along with local designer Kimberly Jurek will transform the gallery into a red carpet catwalk to unveil this springs newest collections by local and regional clothing designers. Don't wear your clothes naked! Of course you will need some fabulous jewels to accent your fabulous duds. I just dropped off some of my new collection for the big event. I hope to see you all there!
360 Goes Vogue
Friday March 13
8pm (come early to get a spot!)