[New Orchid Gallery] Michael J. Marx

Michael J. Marx
Alameda, CA. USA
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I create jewelry that is wearable sculpture. I believe that jewelry
is not just for the embellishment and adornment of the body with
precious metals. Jewelry should not be any less of a medium for
provocation than any other art form, and so, it is not exempt from
having to provoke a response.

I have been a sculptor and artist as long as I can remember. My
childhood gifts were art supplies as often as they were toys or
books. In the beginning, I sculpted in FIMO, a polymer clay, and
this honed my ability to transform my visions into 3-D images. In
2000, I took my first PMC (precious metal clay) class and was
hooked. PMC=B4s affinity for texture, flexibility of form, and choices
of finishing techniques make it ideal for me as an artist. The
combinations of fine detail, high texture and varied forms are not
easily achieved using traditional methods of casting and

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