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Lisa D'Agostino

"My passion is to work the area between classic design and modernity, subtlety and boldness. My desire is for the wearer to feel that the jewelry says something personal about them. I strive to combine these sensibilities with the highest level of craftsmanship."

Lisa D'Agostino grew up interested in art, science, and literature; her reading lists included hundreds of novels, astronomy textbooks, and nature books. Her focus has been on art, and she is inspired by the mysteries of cosmology and nature. Her work plays with the connections between natural science and art, geometry and organic form.

Each piece is formed by the artist using plastic or metal hammers. The hammer choice affects the design: plastic hammers do not make marks, while metal hammers leave marks on the surface. After forming the metal, various types of soldered constructions complete the design. D'Agostino loves complexity and creates complicated soldered pieces whenever the design calls for it.

Lisa D'Agostino received an MFA from the University of Kansas. To continue her education, she has taken workshops in many disciplines. The book "Foldforming" by Charles Lewton-Brain has greatly influenced the organic direction of her work. She has participated in hundreds of art fairs across the country.

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Selected Exhibitions & Awards
1st place jewelry Scottsdale Art Fair, Arizona, Scottsdale, 2013
1st place jewelry, Boston Mills Art Fair, Ohio, Peninsula, 2013
Honorable Mention, Boston Mills Art Fair, Ohio, Peninsual, 2014
1st place jewelry, Brookside Art Fair, Missouri, Kansas City, 2013
Merit Award, Smoky Hill River Festival, Kansas, Salina, 2015