Mark Stowe's Profile
My artistry began back in the late '60s with bending up my Mom’s silverware into spoon rings & bracelets for perspective girlfriends. After turning a few fingers green and dashing my blissful dreams; I found myself in a Port Jefferson Long Island gallery oogling at a silver dragonfly pendant that I could little afford. The longing for that piece never left me.
After 4 years in the Air Force, a la jet engine mechanic, my life took a turn from the mechanical to the natural. When my obligation to Uncle Sam was fulfilled, I built a house off the grid and decided to enter SUNY school of Art to follow my dreams of creating beauty where there appears to be none. God knows we need more of that! After schooling my way through drawing, painting, sculpture, pottery and finally jewelry, I decided that jewelry was it. My creativity was best expressed through working with the stones and…
- Born on October 21
- Joined August 20, 2010