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I make contemporary botanical jewelry at my studio in Asheville, NC. I'm a full-time artist, but I've followed a slightly different path than most:

In the last ten years I've worked as a corporate attorney, started a family, trained a few horses, launched a cut flower business on the family farm, explored most of the mountain bike trails in Western North Carolina, run a trail marathon, and served as the Board Chair of a local non-profit.

As you might have guessed, I like to stay occupied! I also like to figure out how to make beautiful things. I've enjoyed most every aspect of flowers and botanicals, from growing them myself to arranging flowers for local weddings, and now preserving their beauty in my jewelry.

Using the name of the family flower farm, Spotted Dog Farm, I sell my contemporary…

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  • Born on July 15
  • Joined August 18, 2009

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pressed flowers, resin

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About

I make contemporary botanical jewelry at my studio in Asheville, NC. I'm a full-time artist, but I've followed a slightly different path than most:

In the last ten years I've worked as a corporate attorney, started a family, trained a few horses, launched a cut flower business on the family farm, explored most of the mountain bike trails in Western North Carolina, run a trail marathon, and served as the Board Chair of a local non-profit.

As you might have guessed, I like to stay occupied! I also like to figure out how to make beautiful things. I've enjoyed most every aspect of flowers and botanicals, from growing them myself to arranging flowers for local weddings, and now preserving their beauty in my jewelry.

Using the name of the family flower farm, Spotted Dog Farm, I sell my contemporary botanical jewelry at galleries in downtown Asheville, regional art shows and on Etsy.

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Blog: http://spotteddogasheville.blogspot.com/
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/spotteddogfarm
Twitter: https://twitter.com/#!/spotteddogavl

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