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Hey there!I'm a pretty new silver smith! I have just started up a little work bench of my own and I bought the EZ torch. It has been working really well the last few months, but this week the flame has started to surge and sputter. Tonight I was just about to anneal a piece of silver and I went to light the torch, It made a fire ball and the flames fell back running down the handle, I turned off both knobs but the flame didn't go out until I blew it out! so after I was sure the flame was out I…See More
Do you consider yourself a professional, student or emerging artist. Are you a gallery, school, organization or guild?
Professional, Emerging Artist
In what area of the metal arts do you work?
silversmith, goldsmith, metalsmith, other
Tell us about your education.
I am a graduate of George Brown College's Jewellery Methods program in Toronto, under the instruction of wonderful goldsmiths such as Martha Glenny, Katharina Moller, Shona Kearney, Paul McClure, Pawel Bruszewski, Suzanne Crudden and Wing-Ki Chan.
Share some of your career highlights or goals.
My goal is to work every single day, working with anyone, learning anything, and developing my own work.
Employed following graduation at Alexander Jewellers, to repair/reconstruct pieces, part-time.
Sarah and Arthur Frankel Gemsetting Award 2011 for Academic and Gemsetting excellence
Currently employed at James McTamney and Company, Toronto.
Internship, Jewel Envy, Toronto
Dean's list Winter 2010
Dean's list Fall 2009, straight A's
GBC class note-taker and tutor
MAG volunteer, member processing
Winner of various Spoken Word "Slams" as a Spoken Word performer
Successful results selling handmade jewellery from the 2002 &2010 Clothing Show, Dundas Square Artist Market, Harbourfront Market, continuing to the 2009 Cabbagetown Festival and current private and online sales.