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Priscilla Frake

Priscilla Frake

I began making jewelry as a child and have continued, on and off, for most of my life. After moving to California in 1996, I took classes at Revere Academy of Jewelry Arts and began pursing the craft more seriously. I furthered my study through workshops at the California College of Arts and Crafts and […]

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Al Heilman

Al Heilman

I am an artist who works in many mediums.  I enjoy the interplay of different metal and textures. I use the interplay of color, texture, and light in my work. I work with several different mediums independently or together, including: photography, painting in oil, acrylic and watercolor, on wood, metal, canvas, fine jewelry and Enameling. This […]

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John Barber

John Barber

John Barber is a Texas artist specializing in marine wildlife artwork. His work includes tropical fish, turtles and sting rays. He teaches basic welding classes for beginners, homeowners, DIYers, artisans and hobbyists. “I wandered for days through the endless aisles of a discount super center, lost, starving and dehydrated. I was hallucinating about about a cookie […]

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Cathy Prieto-Smith

Cathy Prieto-Smith

I have made jewelry for as long as I can remember. My teenage years I adorned myself with all my creations. Broken jewelry, leather scraps, wire, nuts and bolts, old fishing lures – there were possibilities in everything I found. I went official in 1998 with Charisma Designs. I sold my first “collection” of adorned […]

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Anke Bohmer

Anke Bohmer

I have a B.A. in sculpture from the University of New Orleans. Since 2010 I have been studying metalsmithing at Lone Star college with Martha Ferguson. I like to playfully investigate the possibilities of metal as a medium, and this process often informs my designs. Ultimately my pieces reflect the joy I experience in working […]

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Amber Tiemann

Amber Tiemann

For as long as I can remember I always loved to create. I started off painting and I have always been drawn to working with color. I love working with metal and using vibrant, bold colors in my work with the use of colored stones, enamel and resin. Design inspiration comes to me in so […]

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Mary Rogers

Mary Rogers

Mary is an award-winning jeweler, teacher, and artist, whose distinctive mixed metal jewelry designs are widely collected. She is the art teacher at Bellaire High School and the jewelry instructor at the Art League of Houston. More of Mary’s work may be viewed at www.maryrogersjewelry.com. All images © of the artist. All rights reserved.

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Cynthia Hendrickson

Cynthia Hendrickson

I combine traditional fabrication with wire weaving techniques. Cynthia Hendrickson’s work is inspired by a passion for texture and color.  She employs traditional metal fabrication methods such as cutting, forming, texturing, riveting, soldering, then combines these with fiber and basket weaving techniques to complete the piece. The design process begins with a stone as the […]

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Nathan Dube

Nathan Dube

My work expands on my interest in childhood play, by exploring its relationship to humor, aggression, and how the contemporary adult male identity is constructed in American culture.  The work uses childhood pranks and toys, reinterpreted as high-end adult objects, to highlight the aggressive and sometimes violent ways in which men interact with other men.  […]

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Natalie Britton

Natalie Britton

My name is Natalie Britton. I’m married to a great guy Milton.  We both were born and raised in Texas.  Pearland is where we now reside.  My studio is down the road a bit in a country town.  This workspace is nestled in a beautiful garden setting surrounded by white picket fences and lots of […]

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