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Metalsmith BenchTalk on BlogTalkRadio with Marjorie Schick

Metalsmith BenchTalk on BlogTalkRadio with Marjorie Schick

My Guest this Thursday, September 29th at 3 p.m. PST on MetalSmith BenchTalk is artist, sculptor, pioneer, and professor of art Marjorie Schick. We'll talk to her about her amazing work, teaching art in an American University, and about pushing boundaries.     Bio: “I’d like to think I’ve made contributions to the field; that I’ve helped open peoples’ eyes to sculpture to wear,” said Marjorie, who has been named a Fellow of the American Crafts Council (an appointment that has led her to lecture in Europe, Australia, Japan and Korea) and whose work has been included in the Smithsonian Institute.      Marjorie Schick has been pushing the boundaries of the scale of traditional jewelry to create body sculptures, experimenting with alternative materials, and making the wearer both inwardly conscious of the body and outwardly conscious of the immediate environment, since graduate school at Indiana University in the mid-1960s.      “Schick, who trained first as a metalsmith, is now the most r