September 2015

The Jeweler’s Bench: Lisa Hopkins

  Lisa Hopkins specializes in hand fabricated jewelry that features her etched calligraphy and hand-drawn artwork. Each piece she creates in her West Lafayette, IN studio is handcrafted one at a time using traditional metalsmithing techniques. Inspired by meaningful moments and small wonders of the natural world, her work embraces thoughtful words, celebrates nature and reflects upon… Read more »

Artist Spotlight: Judy Klich

Nashville-based artist Judy Klich earned a bachelor’s degree in interior design from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro in 1990. After 18 years as a professional commercial designer, she decided to pursue her lifelong dream to be creative without parameters. In May 2011 she completed her MFA at the Academy of Art University in San Francisco. Her… Read more »

Featured Potter: Julie Wiggins

Originally from Jacksonville, NC, Julie Wiggins graduated from East Carolina University with a BFA in Ceramics. She has fond memories from growing up, surrounded by warm blue skies, expansive beaches, and bright green farmland. Though her work as a ceramicist has taken her to Europe, Mexico, Morocco, and beyond, she still holds a place in her… Read more »