Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Contemporary Art Jewelry Exhibit - Signs of Life 2009

Facèré Jewelry Art Gallery in downtown Seattle, WA is a prominent gallery which showcases 55 jewelry artists as well as antique and vintage jewelry.

The Gallery is currently running an exhibition called Signs of Life 2oo9. The exhibit opened on October 7 and will run until October 28. It is a contemporary jewelry art show and companion jewelry art catalog/literary journal.

Photo credit Facèré Jewelry Art Gallery

The artist list for the exhibition includes Diane Falkenhagen, Aliyah Gold, Laurie J. Hall, Julia Harrison, Thomas Hill, Trudee Hill, Rika Mouw, Gail Rappa, and Sarah Wilbanks. Writers include Erica Bauermeister, Paul Dorpat, Sarah Fenske, Waverly Fitzgerald, Samuel Green, Stephanie Kallos, John Olson, Jean Sherrard, and Janet Yoder.

The catalog/literary journal pairs these jewelry artists with nine writers in a unique publication that celebrates both literature and jewelry art.

Facèré has a page of their website devoted to the exhibition which also has pieces for sale. The piece featured here seems to go well with the name of the exhibit - Signs of life. It is called "Swallowtail" and is a brooch by Julia Harrison in burned maple, nickel, epoxy and wax. Price is $882. 00

If you would like to see the other contemporay pieces in the exhibit, please visit the Facèré website.

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