Andrea Minnette's Profile
I view my work as a modern reflection to the past. Celebrating it’s legacy and timelessness, my passion is to create adornments from a cultural and anthropological perspective. Once treasured and then lost, many of the items in my work are composed of pieces that have been locked away for decades in warehouses and homes from around the world. In creating my work, I not only get to create expressions of my own, but also pay respect to a world of forgotten memories.
In a society driven by mass consumerism, I have always had a love for the worn. Items wearing their age proudly through a multitude of patinas find their way into my work. Their previous experiences, guarding us as we venture through our own lives.
Andrea Minnette began making traveling adornment after returning from from ventures in Chicago, Italy, Germany, Turkey and Northern California. Each move carrying with it memories and sentiment of past lives; of…
- Born on May 7
- Joined July 21, 2009