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My name is Sara, young adult, and I do metal and enamel work. I live on a little, tiny island called Martha's Vineyard in the summer months and in Portland, OR for the rest of the year. I started doing jewelry work when I was 8. Then at 11, I received a wonderful opportunity to apprentice for a silversmith. I apprenticed for five years while teaching myself how to enamel. I paint with molten glass enamel to create my abstract pieces. I combined my silversmithing skills and enameling process to start my own business when I was 16. I then graduated high school a year early and became self employed in the same year.

I am currently in my second year attending Oregon College of Art and Craft to get a BFA in crafts with a concentration in metals. I'm a large fan of math and science. As a result, my college portfolio is branching into metal sculptures at aim to…

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  • Female
  • Born on August 21
  • Joined November 25, 2011

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silver, glass, enamel, stones

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Sara Thompson - Metalsmith

About

Hello!
My name is Sara, young adult, and I do metal and enamel work. I live on a little, tiny island called Martha's Vineyard in the summer months and in Portland, OR for the rest of the year. I started doing jewelry work when I was 8. Then at 11, I received a wonderful opportunity to apprentice for a silversmith. I apprenticed for five years while teaching myself how to enamel. I paint with molten glass enamel to create my abstract pieces. I combined my silversmithing skills and enameling process to start my own business when I was 16. I then graduated high school a year early and became self employed in the same year.

I am currently in my second year attending Oregon College of Art and Craft to get a BFA in crafts with a concentration in metals. I'm a large fan of math and science. As a result, my college portfolio is branching into metal sculptures at aim to let viewers interact with pieces and learning something new while appreciating craft.

More info at www.sara-thompson-metalsmith.com.

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