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[New Orchid Gallery] Kristin A Anderson

Kristin A Anderson
Apalachicola, FL. USA

Artist and goldsmith Kristin Anderson started bending and hammering
silver wire in High School. After receiving the BA in painting, she
learned enameling in Norway to combine her smithing and painting
interests. In 1971 she established her workshop Kristinworks while
in graduate school in Madison, Wisconsin.

In 1974 she received the Master of Fine Arts in Art Metal at the
University of Wisconsin in Madison. She made her living showing her
works at major art fairs all over the USA, in competitive
exhibitions, and in several fine Galleries.

In 1985 Kristin found Apalachicola on her way to an art fair in
Tampa. She sold her little house in Madison, and bought the Orman
Building in downtown Apalachicola. She opened Long Dream Gallery
showing the works of her many art fair friends, as well as her own

In 1999, Kristin sold the Orman building, moved 3.5 miles out of
town to a log cabin in the woods, built a new workshop, and put up
the website She continues making beautiful jewelry
and small sculpture in silver, gold, enamel, and stones, and
building custom pieces for many clients.

Passion is contagious! Show us your passion, Show us your work!

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