When: 7:00 pm Monday, November 18, 2013
Where: Rutledge 119
Why: Cultural event credit and amazing insight on being a professional artist!
Originally from Upstate, NY, Amy Tavern received a BFA in Metal Design from the University of Washington in 2002. In addition to being a studio artist, Amy instructs beginning and specialized jewelry workshops. She has lectured at the Society of North American Goldsmiths conference on two occasions and has spoken at universities around the U.S and abroad. She has had solo exhibitions at Beyond Fashion in Antwerp, Belgium and at Velvet da Vinci in San Francisco, CA and has also exhibited in group shows at Sienna Gallery and Heidi Lowe, among others. In 2009, Amy received several emerging artist honors including being named an American Craft Council “Searchlight Artist.” Amy’s jewelry has been published in numerous books such as “New Earrings” and “500 Silver Jewelry Designs” and was featured on the cover of Metalsmith Magazine’s 2012 “Exhibition in Print.” Amy completed a three-year artist residency at the Penland School of Crafts in 2012 and celebrated her tenth year in business. Her work can be found in galleries around the United States and abroad.
Most recently Amy celebrated a two-person exhibition with Raissa Bump at Gallery Lulo in Healdsburg, CA.