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Wendy McAllister - Jewelry Gallery


#1

Wendy McAllister's large enameled brooches have been widely exhibited nationally and internationally. Her work is included in the permanent collection of the Mint Museum of Craft + Design, Charlotte, N.C. and in many private collections. She has received the highest Individual Artist Award granted by the Maryland State Arts Council. Wendy McAllister work will be exhibited at the Sieraad International Jewelry Show in Amsterdam, the Netherlands and at the American Craft Council Show in Baltimore, MD. "The vibrant exuberance of clashing colors and sensuous forms in Nature excite me even as I struggle to accept their impermanence."

Wendy McAllister



Blue 3.50" x 2.75" x 1" Brooch. Vitreous enamel, copper, sterling silver, 23k gold.

Wendy McAllister's large enameled brooches have been widely exhibited nationally and internationally. Her work is included in the permanent collection of the Mint Museum of Craft + Design, Charlotte, N.C. and in many private collections. She has received the highest Individual Artist Award granted by the Maryland State Arts Council. Wendy McAllister work will be exhibited at the Sieraad International Jewelry Show in Amsterdam, the Netherlands and at the American Craft Council Show in Baltimore, MD. "The vibrant exuberance of clashing colors and sensuous forms in Nature excite me even as I struggle to accept their impermanence."

Wendy McAllister


#2

Submerge

3" x 3" x .75"

Brooch/Pendant. 18k gold, 24k gold, pearls, vitreous enamel, fine silver, sterling silver.

Wendy McAllister's large enameled brooches have been widely exhibited nationally and internationally. Her work is included in the permanent collection of the Mint Museum of Craft + Design, Charlotte, N.C. and in many private collections. She has received the highest Individual Artist Award granted by the Maryland State Arts Council. Wendy McAllister work will be exhibited at the Sieraad International Jewelry Show in Amsterdam, the Netherlands and at the American Craft Council Show in Baltimore, MD. "The vibrant exuberance of clashing colors and sensuous forms in Nature excite me even as I struggle to accept their impermanence."

Wendy McAllister


#3

Hydra

4.5" H x 4.5" W x 2" D

Brooch. Sugar-coat vitreous enamel on copper with oxidized sterling silver setting. Individual flowers “jiggle” with movement of wearer.

Wendy McAllister's large enameled brooches have been widely exhibited nationally and internationally. Her work is included in the permanent collection of the Mint Museum of Craft + Design, Charlotte, N.C. and in many private collections. She has received the highest Individual Artist Award granted by the Maryland State Arts Council. Wendy McAllister work will be exhibited at the Sieraad International Jewelry Show in Amsterdam, the Netherlands and at the American Craft Council Show in Baltimore, MD. "The vibrant exuberance of clashing colors and sensuous forms in Nature excite me even as I struggle to accept their impermanence."

Wendy McAllister


#4

Field

3" x 3" x .75"

Brooch. Oxidized sterling silver and copper with vitreous enamel. Small flowers “jiggle” with movement of wearer.

Wendy McAllister's large enameled brooches have been widely exhibited nationally and internationally. Her work is included in the permanent collection of the Mint Museum of Craft + Design, Charlotte, N.C. and in many private collections. She has received the highest Individual Artist Award granted by the Maryland State Arts Council. Wendy McAllister work will be exhibited at the Sieraad International Jewelry Show in Amsterdam, the Netherlands and at the American Craft Council Show in Baltimore, MD. "The vibrant exuberance of clashing colors and sensuous forms in Nature excite me even as I struggle to accept their impermanence."

Wendy McAllister


#5

Quatrefoil Amoris

2.30" H x 2.30" W x .50" D

Brooch/Pendant. Vitreous enamel, copper, oxidized sterling silver, 23k gold.

Wendy McAllister's large enameled brooches have been widely exhibited nationally and internationally. Her work is included in the permanent collection of the Mint Museum of Craft + Design, Charlotte, N.C. and in many private collections. She has received the highest Individual Artist Award granted by the Maryland State Arts Council. Wendy McAllister work will be exhibited at the Sieraad International Jewelry Show in Amsterdam, the Netherlands and at the American Craft Council Show in Baltimore, MD. "The vibrant exuberance of clashing colors and sensuous forms in Nature excite me even as I struggle to accept their impermanence."

Wendy McAllister


#6

Cornus

Wendy McAllister’s large enameled brooches have been widely exhibited nationally and internationally. Her work is included in the permanent collection of the Mint Museum of Craft + Design, Charlotte, N.C. and in many private collections. She has received the highest Individual Artist Award granted by the Maryland State Arts Council. Wendy McAllister work will be exhibited at the Sieraad International Jewelry Show in Amsterdam, the Netherlands and at the American Craft Council Show in Baltimore, MD. “The vibrant exuberance of clashing colors and sensuous forms in Nature excite me even as I struggle to accept their impermanence.”

Wendy McAllister


#7

Robin’s Egg

Wendy McAllister’s large enameled brooches have been widely exhibited nationally and internationally. Her work is included in the permanent collection of the Mint Museum of Craft + Design, Charlotte, N.C. and in many private collections. She has received the highest Individual Artist Award granted by the Maryland State Arts Council. Wendy McAllister work will be exhibited at the Sieraad International Jewelry Show in Amsterdam, the Netherlands and at the American Craft Council Show in Baltimore, MD. “The vibrant exuberance of clashing colors and sensuous forms in Nature excite me even as I struggle to accept their impermanence.”

Wendy McAllister


#8

Carnivorous

2.5" x 2.5" x 1.25"

Brooch. Copper, vitreous enamels, oxidized sterling silver. Electroformed and fabricated. The sponge-like green forms are actually hollow copper with a sugar-fired enamel surface. This piece is included in the book, Art Jewelry Today II by Schiffler Publishers.

Wendy McAllister's large enameled brooches have been widely exhibited nationally and internationally. Her work is included in the permanent collection of the Mint Museum of Craft + Design, Charlotte, N.C. and in many private collections. She has received the highest Individual Artist Award granted by the Maryland State Arts Council. Wendy McAllister work will be exhibited at the Sieraad International Jewelry Show in Amsterdam, the Netherlands and at the American Craft Council Show in Baltimore, MD. "The vibrant exuberance of clashing colors and sensuous forms in Nature excite me even as I struggle to accept their impermanence."

Wendy McAllister


#9

Blue Leaf

Wendy McAllister’s large enameled brooches have been widely exhibited nationally and internationally. Her work is included in the permanent collection of the Mint Museum of Craft + Design, Charlotte, N.C. and in many private collections. She has received the highest Individual Artist Award granted by the Maryland State Arts Council. Wendy McAllister work will be exhibited at the Sieraad International Jewelry Show in Amsterdam, the Netherlands and at the American Craft Council Show in Baltimore, MD. “The vibrant exuberance of clashing colors and sensuous forms in Nature excite me even as I struggle to accept their impermanence.”

Wendy McAllister


#10

Lava Pillow

3" H x 3" W x .75" D

Brooch. Vitreous enamel on copper with 18k rivets in oxidized sterling silver setting with 24k gold leaf.

Wendy McAllister's large enameled brooches have been widely exhibited nationally and internationally. Her work is included in the permanent collection of the Mint Museum of Craft + Design, Charlotte, N.C. and in many private collections. She has received the highest Individual Artist Award granted by the Maryland State Arts Council. Wendy McAllister work will be exhibited at the Sieraad International Jewelry Show in Amsterdam, the Netherlands and at the American Craft Council Show in Baltimore, MD. "The vibrant exuberance of clashing colors and sensuous forms in Nature excite me even as I struggle to accept their impermanence."

Wendy McAllister


#11

Blue Chariot

Wendy McAllister’s large enameled brooches have been widely exhibited nationally and internationally. Her work is included in the permanent collection of the Mint Museum of Craft + Design, Charlotte, N.C. and in many private collections. She has received the highest Individual Artist Award granted by the Maryland State Arts Council. Wendy McAllister work will be exhibited at the Sieraad International Jewelry Show in Amsterdam, the Netherlands and at the American Craft Council Show in Baltimore, MD. “The vibrant exuberance of clashing colors and sensuous forms in Nature excite me even as I struggle to accept their impermanence.”

Wendy McAllister


#12

Blue Moon

Wendy McAllister’s large enameled brooches have been widely exhibited nationally and internationally. Her work is included in the permanent collection of the Mint Museum of Craft + Design, Charlotte, N.C. and in many private collections. She has received the highest Individual Artist Award granted by the Maryland State Arts Council. Wendy McAllister work will be exhibited at the Sieraad International Jewelry Show in Amsterdam, the Netherlands and at the American Craft Council Show in Baltimore, MD. “The vibrant exuberance of clashing colors and sensuous forms in Nature excite me even as I struggle to accept their impermanence.”

Wendy McAllister


#13

Blob

Wendy McAllister’s large enameled brooches have been widely exhibited nationally and internationally. Her work is included in the permanent collection of the Mint Museum of Craft + Design, Charlotte, N.C. and in many private collections. She has received the highest Individual Artist Award granted by the Maryland State Arts Council. Wendy McAllister work will be exhibited at the Sieraad International Jewelry Show in Amsterdam, the Netherlands and at the American Craft Council Show in Baltimore, MD. “The vibrant exuberance of clashing colors and sensuous forms in Nature excite me even as I struggle to accept their impermanence.”

Wendy McAllister


#14

Blue Hydra

Wendy McAllister’s large enameled brooches have been widely exhibited nationally and internationally. Her work is included in the permanent collection of the Mint Museum of Craft + Design, Charlotte, N.C. and in many private collections. She has received the highest Individual Artist Award granted by the Maryland State Arts Council. Wendy McAllister work will be exhibited at the Sieraad International Jewelry Show in Amsterdam, the Netherlands and at the American Craft Council Show in Baltimore, MD. “The vibrant exuberance of clashing colors and sensuous forms in Nature excite me even as I struggle to accept their impermanence.”

Wendy McAllister


#15

Atoll

Wendy McAllister’s large enameled brooches have been widely exhibited nationally and internationally. Her work is included in the permanent collection of the Mint Museum of Craft + Design, Charlotte, N.C. and in many private collections. She has received the highest Individual Artist Award granted by the Maryland State Arts Council. Wendy McAllister work will be exhibited at the Sieraad International Jewelry Show in Amsterdam, the Netherlands and at the American Craft Council Show in Baltimore, MD. “The vibrant exuberance of clashing colors and sensuous forms in Nature excite me even as I struggle to accept their impermanence.”

Wendy McAllister


#16

Elysium

Wendy McAllister’s large enameled brooches have been widely exhibited nationally and internationally. Her work is included in the permanent collection of the Mint Museum of Craft + Design, Charlotte, N.C. and in many private collections. She has received the highest Individual Artist Award granted by the Maryland State Arts Council. Wendy McAllister work will be exhibited at the Sieraad International Jewelry Show in Amsterdam, the Netherlands and at the American Craft Council Show in Baltimore, MD. “The vibrant exuberance of clashing colors and sensuous forms in Nature excite me even as I struggle to accept their impermanence.”

Wendy McAllister


#17

Dark Hydra

Wendy McAllister’s large enameled brooches have been widely exhibited nationally and internationally. Her work is included in the permanent collection of the Mint Museum of Craft + Design, Charlotte, N.C. and in many private collections. She has received the highest Individual Artist Award granted by the Maryland State Arts Council. Wendy McAllister work will be exhibited at the Sieraad International Jewelry Show in Amsterdam, the Netherlands and at the American Craft Council Show in Baltimore, MD. “The vibrant exuberance of clashing colors and sensuous forms in Nature excite me even as I struggle to accept their impermanence.”

Wendy McAllister


#18

Samba

Wendy McAllister’s large enameled brooches have been widely exhibited nationally and internationally. Her work is included in the permanent collection of the Mint Museum of Craft + Design, Charlotte, N.C. and in many private collections. She has received the highest Individual Artist Award granted by the Maryland State Arts Council. Wendy McAllister work will be exhibited at the Sieraad International Jewelry Show in Amsterdam, the Netherlands and at the American Craft Council Show in Baltimore, MD. “The vibrant exuberance of clashing colors and sensuous forms in Nature excite me even as I struggle to accept their impermanence.”

Wendy McAllister


#19

Hydra

4.5" H x 4.5" W x 2" D

Brooch. Sugar-coat vitreous enamel on copper with oxidized sterling silver setting. Individual flowers “jiggle” with movement of wearer.

Wendy McAllister's large enameled brooches have been widely exhibited nationally and internationally. Her work is included in the permanent collection of the Mint Museum of Craft + Design, Charlotte, N.C. and in many private collections. She has received the highest Individual Artist Award granted by the Maryland State Arts Council. Wendy McAllister work will be exhibited at the Sieraad International Jewelry Show in Amsterdam, the Netherlands and at the American Craft Council Show in Baltimore, MD. "The vibrant exuberance of clashing colors and sensuous forms in Nature excite me even as I struggle to accept their impermanence."

Wendy McAllister