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The Hammer Jewellery Studio Collective270 Sherman Avenue North, Hamilton, Ontario The Vision: “Individually, we are one drop. Together, we are an ocean.” —Ryunosuke Satoro A studio environment that supports and nurtures the unique world of the independant jeweller/metalsmith/small object maker.Space and time for you to work without distraction.Each member benefits from our collective sharing and receiving of knowledge and experience with each other.We embrace this new initiative! The…See More
Do you consider yourself a professional, student or emerging artist. Are you a gallery, school, organization or guild?
In what area of the metal arts do you work?
Tell us about your education.
New Brunswick Craft School (N.B.C.C.D.) '76-'78
Workshop in Chasing and Repousse' '78 Lois Betteridge instructor
Apprenticeship at Aitkens Pewter, Fredericton .N.B. '79
Grant McEwan University, Edmonton, Graphic Design '82-'84
with lots of self-teaching in between.
Share some of your career highlights or goals.
My apprenticeship/employment at Aitkens Pewter with Philip Aitken's mentorship.
Being commissioned to execute two pewter repousse chalice and paton sets.
Designing two bronze memorial plaques for Alberta Forestry.
Honoured to have a piece in a permanent museum collection. One of my favorite places!
While I enjoy working on my own I feel real growth comes from learning with and from others so it is my personal goal to attend more workshops.