Not for the Faint of Heart

Not for the faint of heart, this mixed-media necklace combines edgy and classic to create a style all your own. An antique nail pierces a piece of pebbled driftwood, a large freshwater pearl sits atop a cluster of woven wire — all hanging from a stunning 20″ beaded pearl necklace. Made by Connecticut artist andContinue reading “Not for the Faint of Heart”

From my family to yours…

Make a gift of your life and lift all…by being kind, considerate, forgiving, and compassionate at all times, in all places, and under all conditions, with everyone as well as yourself. This is the greatest gift anyone can give. DAVID R. HAWKINS From my family to yours…wishing you kindness,compassion, peace and love thisholiday season andContinue reading “From my family to yours…”

Don’t Miss Bridgeport Art Trail: Virtual Studio Tour

Wishes + Gifts Try it on! Don’t miss NEST Arts Factory’s two-day, immersive multimedia studio experience during the Bridgeport Art Trail, November 14 & 15. Join me live this Saturday, November 14 at 2PM for a virtual tour of my studio, a sneak peek at my new work, and interactive questions and answers. Plus, I’llContinue reading “Don’t Miss Bridgeport Art Trail: Virtual Studio Tour”

Bridgeport Art Trail: Virtual Studio Tour

Wishes + Gifts Try it on! Don’t miss NEST Arts Factory’s two-day, immersive multimedia studio experience during the Bridgeport Art Trail, November 14 & 15. Try it on! Join me live on Saturday, November 14 at 2PM for a virtual tour of my studio, a sneak peek at my new work, and interactive questions andContinue reading “Bridgeport Art Trail: Virtual Studio Tour”

Artist Interview: Kristin Merrill

BY JANE DAVILA, January 2017 I’m starting a series of interviews with some of my favorite artists about their work, their processes, and their inspiration. First up is sculptor and jeweler Kristin Merrill. She makes the most sublime organic pieces of art – both to wear as jewelry and to display as wall sculptures. SeeContinue reading “Artist Interview: Kristin Merrill”

NEW WORK: Fly, Peter, Fly

Fly, Peter, Fly is my favorite new work. I created it thinking about my brother Peter, who actually looked like this doll when he was a child. He’s closer to home now, recently moved back to Connecticut from Kansas City, Missouri. I adore Peter — he’s quirky and amazing, and deserves a chance to soarContinue reading “NEW WORK: Fly, Peter, Fly”

Kristin Merrill @ The Kershner Gallery March 16

Join William Scully, Ralph Levesque and me on Saturday, March 16 from  4:30 – 6:30 pm for an Opening Reception and Artists Talk at the Fairfield Public Library’s Kershner Gallery. The show is a brilliant exploration of emergence = the process of coming into view or becoming exposed after being concealed. Come enjoy original art, delicious nibbles and wine! I look forward toContinue reading “Kristin Merrill @ The Kershner Gallery March 16”

New Work: How Charlotte Found Me

Young Charlotte lived by the mountain side, A wild and lonely spot; No dwelling there, for three miles round, Except her father’s cot; And yet on many a winter’s eve Young swains were gather’d there, For her father kept a social board, And she was very fair. Her father loved to see her dress’d AsContinue reading “New Work: How Charlotte Found Me”