Rebecca Barry-Kent's Profile

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I grew up in central New York and began my artistic journey scribbling on things I shouldn't have...walls, floors, etc. I received a studio art degree from Brockport College where they didn't mind if you drew on the wall...and I haven't looked back since.

I began creating jewelry using discarded copper from a home plumbing project. Since I'm a closet hoarder, I decided all of that beautiful copper couldn't possibly be thrown away. I highjacked my husband's tools, vise and workbench (he wasn't too thrilled) and that was it...I was hooked.

I'm proud to be able to sell my work at the Memorial Art Gallery Shop, and 2Chic Boutique; both here in Rochester, and also at local festivals. I'm expanding slowly by adding my photography and sculpture into another Etsy shop, but for now you can see it listed here.

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  • Female
  • Born on September 28
  • Joined February 19, 2009

Favorite materials

Sterling and fine Silver, copper, bronze, freshwater pearls, semi precious chunky stones anything green, found objects

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About

I grew up in central New York and began my artistic journey scribbling on things I shouldn't have...walls, floors, etc. I received a studio art degree from Brockport College where they didn't mind if you drew on the wall...and I haven't looked back since.

I began creating jewelry using discarded copper from a home plumbing project. Since I'm a closet hoarder, I decided all of that beautiful copper couldn't possibly be thrown away. I highjacked my husband's tools, vise and workbench (he wasn't too thrilled) and that was it...I was hooked.

I'm proud to be able to sell my work at the Memorial Art Gallery Shop, and 2Chic Boutique; both here in Rochester, and also at local festivals. I'm expanding slowly by adding my photography and sculpture into another Etsy shop, but for now you can see it listed here.

My life has been spent examining the world around me for small treasures that are often overlooked by others. It's a pleasure when I am able to incorporate some of these finds into my artwork and jewelry!

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