Melissa Manley- Silversmith

Melissa Manley  Melissa has been an artist since childhood, and works primarily in metal but has a love for collage and assemblage filters.She has an MFA in metal design from East Carolina University. Her main focus is on jewelry, small metal cups and enamel metal bowls.She splits her time between the mountains of NC where my daughter attends college, and the beach where she lives with her boyfriend Robert, owner and operator of Watersmith Kayaking. She was the subject of an interview in the Winter ’11 edition of Belle Armoire Jewelry.

Her book Jewelry Lab; 52 Experiments, Investigations and Explorations in Metal is available at Barnes & Noble, JoAnn’s and Amazon.She has also been published in Somerset Studio Magazine, Crafting Personal Shrines by Carol Owen, The Fine Art of Enameling by Linda Darty, Making Connections by Susan Lenart Kazmer, Collage Lab: Experiments, Investigations and Exploratory Projects by Bee Shay and 500 Enameled Objects by Lark Books.

You can find out more about Melissa and see more samples of her work at her blog http://melissamanleystudios.blogspot.com/, or on her Facebook page.

 

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April 18, 2016

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