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I actually went to school to learn how to make jewelry! I've got a B.F.A. and majored in Crafts at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia. My work has been in a number of national art shows ( details and a complete listing are up on my website at http://www.caseysharpe.com ).

I grew up wanting to be an artist, and at some point I realized that I got a lot more satisfaction out of creating tangible and usable objects like jewelry and metalwork than paintings. Plus, you never get used to your jewelry the same way you get used to paintings. When you wear a piece of jewelry, you pick it out and put it on each time, and I love that.

If you're interested in hearing about it as soon as I post a new item, feel free to follow my twitter: @caseysharpe and if you want to see things before they're even finished, I write weekly (or occasionally even…

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  • Joined January 10, 2009

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sterling silver, copper, silk, wool, resin

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About

I actually went to school to learn how to make jewelry! I've got a B.F.A. and majored in Crafts at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia. My work has been in a number of national art shows ( details and a complete listing are up on my website at http://www.caseysharpe.com ).

I grew up wanting to be an artist, and at some point I realized that I got a lot more satisfaction out of creating tangible and usable objects like jewelry and metalwork than paintings. Plus, you never get used to your jewelry the same way you get used to paintings. When you wear a piece of jewelry, you pick it out and put it on each time, and I love that.

If you're interested in hearing about it as soon as I post a new item, feel free to follow my twitter: @caseysharpe and if you want to see things before they're even finished, I write weekly (or occasionally even more frequent) blog posts over at my website. (I also post calls for entries there, which might be worth checking out if you're interested in showing craft work in an art show.)

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