Recycled metals, sustainable, locally sourced materials are used whenever possible.

My Vision

When I started metal smithing, it felt like I took the tools out of my back pocket. It felt right. Clearly this was something I was meant to do—all the time. I was using my grandparents’ story of survival for a paper in a university class on the Holocaust and Genocide, when my grandfather started giving me his tools….

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22March

Make Your Own Mezuzah Workshops Coming Up!

  As 2019 moves along,  I’ve got two new class offerings on the horizon.  These workshops coincide with the Jewish Holiday of Shavuot, which celebrates the receiving of the Torah.  Join me! June 9th 2019  1 – 4 pm – for Adults Co-Sponsored By Congregation Beth Israel Judea Shavuot Make Your Own Mezuzah Workshop General Information Register online June 10th,…

21March

Jewish Life at Duke Custom Gift

One-of-a-Kind Shin Tree of Life Plaque In honor of Larry Moneta from the Jewish Life at Duke Advisory Board 8″ x 9″ x 1″  Copper, Brass, Peroba 2019 The Jewish Life at Duke Advisory Board commissioned this artistic plaque for Larry Moneta, who has given an inordinate amount of his time, energy and resources to Jewish Life at Duke University.…

22February

Living A Creative Vision Workshop

After more than 20 years of living life as a working artist, I have learned so much.  I have created a workshop specifically designed to help other artists make their way through life and figure out how to best support themselves.  This class is meant to inspire creatives to do what is necessary to create a life worth living.  It…

10January

Fine Art from the Holy Land at Congregation Beth Israel Judea

Tzedakah (defined in Hebrew as justice, secular meaning – charity) is an important part of ‘living’ and ‘engaging’ in Torah, rather than just reading about it in a book.  Each of us has unique gifts that we can give to the world.  Whether it be volunteering your time, giving money, sharing helpful ideas, getting dirty and giving your elbow grease,…

09November

Art therapy for you and me: New one-of-a-kind pendants

Will custom, beautiful, meaningful jewelry make a difference in your day?  Will it bring you warm feelings of support and love from a kindred spirit?  Will it bring healing to you to know that you have supported the unique hand made work of a local metal artist?  My goal in creating these pieces, is to create connections through beauty that…

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