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  • Meet the Artist: Kelly Ormsby of Turquoise Terrapin

    Thursday, December 21, 2017
    11:00 am - 3:00 pm

    Add to Calendar 12/21/2017 11:00 AM 12/21/2017 3:00 PM America/New_York Meet the Artist: Kelly Ormsby of Turquoise Terrapin

    Kelly Ormsby in her studioThursday, December 21, 2017
    11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
    The Rockwell Museum Store

    Join us at The Rockwell Museum Store and meet the artist behind Turquoise Terrapin – Kelly Ormsby! Enjoy sweet treats and refreshments while perusing Kelly’s one-of-a-kind hand-crafted pieces. Kelly Ormsby is a local jeweler, potter and Rockwell member from Corning, NY and was recently featured in The Ithaca Journal with a myriad of other regional craftspeople.

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    Inspiration

    “The inspiration for my work comes from my love of the Adirondack Mountains as well as the American Southwest. Both are home to dramatic landscapes, and require a ruggedness from their inhabitants in exchange for their beauty. Over the past decade, it has been my desire to create wearable art, representative of my travels, experiences, and appreciation of the natural world. Stone, antler, wood, leather, and glass are some of timeless materials nature provides. I weave together vibrant colors to communicate life, joy, and a determination to thrive. It is my desire that each piece I create tells a story of natural beauty and strength, and that these qualities resonate with the wearer.”

    Artisan Spotlight: Turquoise Terrapin
    December 18-24 in The Rockwell Museum Store

     

    Rockwell Museum, 111 Cedar St., Corning, NY 14830

    Kelly Ormsby in her studioThursday, December 21, 2017
    11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
    The Rockwell Museum Store

    Join us at The Rockwell Museum Store and meet the artist behind Turquoise Terrapin – Kelly Ormsby! Enjoy sweet treats and refreshments while perusing Kelly’s one-of-a-kind hand-crafted pieces. Kelly Ormsby is a local jeweler, potter and Rockwell member from Corning, NY and was recently featured in The Ithaca Journal with a myriad of other regional craftspeople.

    Image not available
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    Inspiration

    “The inspiration for my work comes from my love of the Adirondack Mountains as well as the American Southwest. Both are home to dramatic landscapes, and require a ruggedness from their inhabitants in exchange for their beauty. Over the past decade, it has been my desire to create wearable art, representative of my travels, experiences, and appreciation of the natural world. Stone, antler, wood, leather, and glass are some of timeless materials nature provides. I weave together vibrant colors to communicate life, joy, and a determination to thrive. It is my desire that each piece I create tells a story of natural beauty and strength, and that these qualities resonate with the wearer.”

    Artisan Spotlight: Turquoise Terrapin
    December 18-24 in The Rockwell Museum Store

     

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