049: The Unruly Art of Linda Kaye-Moses

 

I’m delighted to bring you another episode of the Adventures in Arting Podcast!  Our guest today is Linda Kaye-Moses.

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Linda Kaye-Moses has been a full-time professional studio jeweler since 1978 and has exhibited nationally in galleries and at juried craft shows, including the Smithsonian Craft Show, American Craft Council Craft Fairs, and The Paradise City Arts Festivals.

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She has been been teaching nationally and internationally since 1996, and from 1994-2001 she was the Jewelry/Metals Department Head at Interlaken School of Art (Stockbridge, MA).

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Kaye-Moses was the Curator for All That Glitters, (1984, Berkshire Artisans (Pittsfield, MA), Millennial Metal; The Art of Precious Metal Clay (2001, Lynn Tendler Bignell Gallery, Brookfield, CT; and Re-Collected/Re-Invented; the Narrative Craft Object (2005, Lynn Tendler Bignell Gallery, Brookfield, CT.

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She was a final cut juror for the international jewelry competition, The Saul Bell Design Awards (2010).

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Her work has been published most recently in: In the Picture; Framing the Visual Arts (Oxford University Press, Australia, 1996); Art Jewelry Today, Art Jewelry 2 , 3, and 4 (Schiffer Pub., 2003, 2008, 2011); Discovery; Fifty Years of Craft Experience at Haystack Mountain School of Crafts (Univ. of Maine Press); Fabulous Jewelry from Found Objects (Lark Books, 2005); Making Metal Beads (Lark Publishing, 2006); Metal Clay Fusion (Lark Books, 2012); and featured in the following periodicals: Craft Art International; Art Jewelry; Lapidary Journal; American Style; Metal Clay Artist; Cloth Paper and Scissors; and Niche Magazine.

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Kaye-Moses is the author of Pure Silver Metal Clay Beads (Creative Publishing International, 2009), a workshop-style book.

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She is also the author of Roots, Stems, and Branches; a Recollection, (2011) an illuminated and illustrated book featuring autobiographical musings, personal photographs and retrospective images of her jewels.

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A Bachelor of Arts degree recipient from The University of Vermont, she has received two Massachusetts Arts Lottery Council Grants, three Massachusetts Cultural Council Professional Development Grants, a Niche Award and has twice been Saul Bell Design Award Finalist (2005, 2014).

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Find Linda online at The Unruly Art of Linda Kaye-Moses.

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015: Jen Cushman Jewelry Artist

After a brief hiatus, I’m delighted to bring you another episode of the Adventures in Arting Podcast!  Today we’re talking to mixed media jewelry artist, Jen Cushman.

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Jen is a natural storyteller who found mixed media art 13 years ago and never looked back. She is drawn to the imperfect, the funky, the quirky, the artsy and the authentic: be it people or objects or art. She is the author of two jewelry books:

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Explore Create Resinate, and she writes a business advice column called “Art Chooses You” for Belle Armoire Jewelry, as well as a new how-to jewelry column called “The Mixed Media Metalsmith” for Cloth, Paper, Scissors magazine. Jen is Vice President and Partner of Susan Lenart Kazmer LLC/ICE Resin. To learn more about ICE Resin, visit the company’s website.
Here is a peek at some of Jen’s artwork:
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She also has a DVD…
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…called Breaking Out of the Mold.  It’s also available as a download here.
You can read more about Jen and Ice Resin on her blog: jencushman.wordpress.com or her website: jencushman.com.  Be sure to folow her on instagram.  If you’re interested in purchasing Ice Resin, you can buy it here.

On the podcast we discuss Jen’s career path, finding balance in your work and home life, what the difference is between an artist and a designer, life long learning, and so much more!

Be sure to leave us your comments and questions.  I always like to know what’s on your mind.  Thanks for stopping by!