During An Artist Talk at Butterfield Garage on January 4, 2019 at 6:00pm, you’ll have an opportunity to meet the January featured artists, Kathryn Carlyle and Cheryl Gibbs. Hear the behind-the-scenes view of their inspiration and processes for their wearable art. Their unique collaboration began during silversmithing classes at the Boca Raton Art Museum School two decades ago. They formed a bond and began to jointly create one-of-a-kind wearable art. Exhibiting at galleries, art shows, and many other venues together, their designs have hit the runways as well as film recognition.
Kathryn’s primary focus is her jewelry designs and metal work. Her unique art jewelry incorporate rich textured surfaces, colorful vibrant gem stones, and tailored precious metals. Kathryn accents many of her work with unusual materials in order to create a new look.
Cheryl has been involved in the arts since college as a designer, product development, and Gallery Manager. But she is most proud of her jewelry designs. Her works use a variety of essential skills in production. The metal is hand fabricated either with a saw and solder or created with metal clay and fired in a kiln. More advanced techniques include chasing, piercing, enamel, granulation and casting. She has learned to mix materials and processes to create original works and the result is stylish, elegant, unusual jewelry.
Kathryn Carlyle and Cheryl Gibbs are January’s Featured artists. Be sure to stop in to see their artwork. Butterfield Garage is open daily from 11:00am to 5:00pm.