Now we would like to introduce you to Jillian Moore.
Jillian Moore currently maintains a home studio in Iowa City, IA where she completed her MFA in Jewelry and Metal Arts at the University of Iowa in 2008. She received her BFA in Metalsmithing and Jewelry Making from Western Illinois University in Macomb, IL in 2004. Her work combines mixed media techniques with traditional metalsmithing to create sculptural wearable objects. The resulting work references the visual language of biology to create invented organisms. Her work has been exhibited both nationally and internationally. She has been a regular contributor to both Art Jewelry Forum and Crafthaus. She has had solo exhibitions at the National Ornamental Metal Museum in Memphis, TN and the Appalachian Center for Craft, Smithville, TN as well as features at Velvet da Vinci Gallery in San Francisco, CA, Schmuckfrage in Berlin, and Snyderman-Works Gallery in Philadelphia, PA. She’s been a finalist in both the LEAP and Founder’s Prize at the Society of Contemporary Craft in Pittsburgh, PA, and won the Special Juror’s Prize at Friends of Carlotta in Zurich for the group show “South Seas
New Resin Surface Techniques
Deep, rich surfaces are achieved quickly through the layering of clear resin, paint, pigment, and various other materials. This finish can be adapted broadly across 2-d and 3-d work, and students are encouraged to bring samples of materials to incorporate. A sense of play, curiosity, and experimentation are encouraged.
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