Colleen Williams' Profile
I first began making jewelry while apprenticing in an architectural office, after college. I was living in the home of a friend whose mother was trying to restart her pottery business. Each day after work, I would go in her garage studio and play around with the clay and do what I knew best to do—making marks in the clay with notation-like symbols, much like that of a floor plan on a blueprint.
That was a long time ago, though with each successive year, my creations became more patterned and the motifs were more tightly arranged. I began wholesaling my jewelry in American Craft Council and the Rosen Group events for a couple of years until I realized that the large volume of orders was too difficult for one artist to produce such a labor intensive product. Instead, I concentrated on juried art festivals that combined my love of travel and afforded me the ability to create truly one-of-a-…
- Born on May 11
- Joined January 7, 2009