24 Apr '11, 2am

Curl Up With J. Rudy Lewis, a Storyteller Who Makes Jewelry..or Perhaps it's the Other Way Round

Curl Up With J. Rudy Lewis, a Storyteller Who Makes Jewelry..or Perhaps it's the Other Way Round

As for myself, I did not always know I wanted to work in jewelry. I went to Cornell and got a BA in Anthropology and Archaeology, and a minor in Photography. I’ve rowed internationally as part of US teams. I coached rowing at Williams College and worked at the Museum there; I still go to museums all the time. I’ve taken many courses in bookbinding and photography while working many jobs. I shingled houses for awhile in Maine. I worked making mosaics for a while; tables, floors, backsplashes. I worked at a high-end gallery in Philadelphia, The Locks Gallery, for 3 years as preparator. We showed artists like Jennifer Bartlett, Lynda Benglis, Miro, Motherwell, Tom Chimes, Louise Nevelson. I did several ADAA shows at the 67th street armory. Stressful but fun. I moved art with Gannotta Fine Arts for a few years. But whatever I was doing, I was always making things before arrivi...

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