Elizabeth and Mighty Maestro
I was born and raised in Akron, Ohio where I grew up in a family of
For me it was important that I knew how to use a hammer and a saw shortly after I learned to walk and talk. I was taught that anything you can want or anything you can imagine can be made by hand. If it is something you did not know how to make, WELL, you can surely learn how to do it. This aspect of my childhood lead to my multifaceted interest in art, craft, design, and a general DO IT YOURSELF attitude.
Following this fascination from childhood, I went on to acquire a BFA in Jewelry & Metals from the Cleveland Institute of Art. I have pursued a career in fine jewelry and maintain a productive studio located in Akron, Ohio where I make it all.
Currently Elizabeth has her hand in the renovation of a 19th century building in historic downtown
This will be the home to her new studio but also the gallery for her family of
Makers, Manufactures, Artist and Appreciators.
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I cannot imagine having a life without expressing my desire to make. This is me in my studio lifestyle. It may not look pretty, but it is fun. Cheers!
My Family of Makers, Manufactures, Artist, & Appreciators.
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