Carrie Bilbo's Profile
It is the physical contact with the materials and the possible metaphysical implications that most excites young jewelry artist Carrie Bilbo. Silver branches, gleaming cicadas and bejeweled spiders offer nature’s beauty while dramatically attaching themselves to the body physically as well as psychologically. Connecting and interacting with the body through texture, color and sound. Nylon Magazine described Carrie's work as, “ridiculously edgy and chilling, but also impeccably crafted and wearable.”
A graduate of Pratt Institute, Carrie Bilbo studied painting and drawing before discovering her most expressive medium was in metal. She graduated with honors with a BFA in Jewelry and Metalsmithing in 2009. While studying jewelry design, she worked summers and school breaks in her hometown of Cincinnati, Ohio as a jeweler for a custom jewelry shop, creating pieces in gold and precious stones. At just...
- Born on September 16
- Joined May 11, 2010