Nancy Hoyt's Profile
Jewelry making has been my absolute passion for 39 years. I believe I was born with an innate desire to create. If you were to ask my parents you would find that as a child, I was always captivated by art and delighted in discovering new ways to create it. When I discovered working with metal and jewelry, I was hooked for life!
Sometimes my ideas come from what seems to be completely within myself and other times they come from the world around me. My friends and family can vouch when I say it is virtually impossible for me to take a walk without picking up tiny and interesting artifacts whether it is a miniature pine cone, beautiful rock or shell, beach glass...
I started making jewelry in high school (Lakeridge H.S. in Lake Oswego, OR) and continued jewelry and metalsmithing; graduating with a fine arts degree from University of Oregon. After graduating, I worked as a bench jeweler for a few years…
- Born on September 15
- Joined October 7, 2011