All That Glitters
February 6 - March 12, 2016
Opening Reception: Saturday, February 6, 4-7pm
New Smyrna Beach, FL —Arts on Douglas announces the opening of All That Glitters, a national jewelry invitational featuring a broad cross-section of wearable designs of ten accomplished and emerging jewelry artists from across the country. The artists include Peg Fetter of St. Louis, MO, Susan Freda of Tiverton, RI, Russell Jones of Hudson, NY, Allison Kline of New Smyrna Beach, FL, Barbara Mann of Watkinsville, GA, Bridgette Rallo of Norfolk, CT, Mary Schimpff Webb of New Smyrna Beach, FL, Wendy Thurlow of Bradenton, FL, Barbara Umbel of Indian Harbour Beach, FL and Jennifer Wells of Goshen, VA. The exhibition and sale will run through March 12, 2016. An opening reception will be held on Saturday, February 6, 4-7pm. The exhibition and reception are free and open to the public.
Each February for the past 15 years, Arts on Douglas showcases a selection of fine, cutting edge art jewelry. It is no coincidence that this exhibition is up for Valentine’s Day. There is no better way to say "I love you" than with a unique piece of hand crafted jewelry. 2016 is seeing a resurgence in jewelry. All That Glitters spotlights talented contemporary jewelers whose work ranges from chic and classy to sassy and showstopping.Their designs include both high quality polished and eco-friendly raw materials studded with precious and semi-precious stones. Whether you are looking for a perfect standout or a charming statement piece, All That Glitters is has the latest art jewelry trends.
"One artist you will not want to miss is Russell Jones. His pieces have been adorned by the likes of Meryl Streep and Alicia Keys. His work has international flair. He hand selects his stones from exotic destinations such as Sri Lanka, India and South America. This exhibition is a favorite among our patrons and this year will not disappoint," states Meghan Martin, Gallery Director.