How a Childhood Classic Is Repurposed Into High-End Jewelry with Emiko Oye, Multi-Award Winning Artist

Episode 104

What you’ll learn in this episode: Why Emiko started using Lego in her jewelry Tips for working with a trademarked medium Why Emiko’s latest work combines jewelry, mindfulness and restorative yoga Why jewelry creates connections and understanding between people About Emiko Oye San Francisco artist Emiko Oye creates bold and colorful jewelry with repurposed LEGO® […]

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How Phoenix’s Heard Museum Is Increasing Appreciation for Native American Art with Diana Pardue, Curator of Collections at the Heard Museum

Episode 101

What you’ll learn in this episode: How Charles Loloma changed contemporary Native American jewelry more than any other jeweler Why Native American jewelry transformed dramatically in the mid-19th century Which contemporary Native American jewelers you should be watching How the Heard Museum got its start, and how it showcases Native American arts in the Southwest […]

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Porcelain Dolls, Rabbit’s Feet, Padlocks: What Inspires This Jeweler’s Unusual Creations with Castro, founder and owner of CASTRO NYC

Episode 100

Jewelry designer Castro’s unusual pieces are a reflection of his unusual entry into the world of jewelry. After starting out by selling his work from a table on the sidewalk in Soho, Castro has now become an internationally known artist with his own line, Castro NYC. He joined the Jewelry Journey Podcast to talk about […]

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The Susan Beech Mid-Career Artist Grant: Making Your Application Stand Out with Bonnie Levine, AJF Board Member

Episode 95

What you’ll learn in this episode: About the Susan Beech Mid-Career Artist Grant and the criteria for applying What the application includes, and Bonnie’s tips for ensuring you submit it properly What types of proposals catch the judges’ eye Why past winners’ applications were successful, and what they have done with the funds This year’s […]

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