As an answer to the part of my brain/pysche that was feeling completely left out in science and needing to be expressed, I began weaving which led expanding into other fiber arts. When I was a child and into high school I’d been interested in drawing but never had any training, so it was dropped until, as an adult, I have taken the periodic class- I do enjoy it, but definitely need to train my hand and brain!
I also enjoy making jewelry and playing with the juxtaposition of colors (as in my
Artist Medium: Visual Arts: Fiber/Fabric; semi precious stones, silver
As a fiber artist, my primary focus is dying silks (scarves, other functional pieces), assemblages as display art (wall hangings, etc.), weaving, quilting (contemporary), and various yarn endeavors (dying, knitting). In addition, I am a jewelry maker primarily functional art in terms of earrings, necklaces using Swarovsky crystals, semiprecious stones, silver; as well, I have done some silver smithing.
Jewelry ranges from $40 to $150 or so
My education is in science- my career has been as a bench/research scientist most of my life. I am primarily self taught and have taken courses and work shops during my life which has led to some great networking a set of wonderful friends and associates!