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Sandra Enterline

Inspired by industrial relics, the jewelry of Sandra Enterline combines contemporary edginess with graceful elegance. She shapes thin silver sheet into geometric forms, such as circles, cylinders, ellipses, and cones, perforating the metal with countless tiny holes -- or contrasts amorphous shapes of oxidized silver with platform-mounted flat or faceted diamond slices – thus achieving a constructivist effect of layering, airiness, and shadow-play. Holding a BFA from Rhode Island School of Design, as well as a degree from the School for American Craftsmen at Rochester Institute of Technology, Enterline was the recipient of two National Endowment for the Arts, Visual Arts Fellowships. Her work is in the collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art and Museum of Arts and Design in New York; Newark Museum, Newark, New Jersey; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; Oakland Museum of Art, Oakland, California; and The Renwick Gallery, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC, amongst others. Her necklace is pictured on the cover of the seminal book, One of a Kind: American Art Jewelry Today by Susan Grant Lewin.  

Inspired by industrial relics, the jewelry of Sandra Enterline combines contemporary edginess with graceful elegance. She shapes thin silver sheet into geometric forms, such as circles, cylinders, ellipses, and cones, perforating the metal with countless tiny holes -- or contrasts amorphous shapes of oxidized silver with platform-mounted flat or faceted diamond slices – thus achieving a constructivist effect of layering, airiness, and shadow-play. Holding a BFA from Rhode Island School of Design, as well as a degree from the School for American Craftsmen at Rochester Institute of Technology, Enterline was the recipient of two National Endowment for the Arts, Visual Arts Fellowships. Her work is in the collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art and Museum of Arts and Design in New York; Newark Museum, Newark, New Jersey; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; Oakland Museum of Art, Oakland, California; and The Renwick Gallery, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC, amongst others. Her necklace is pictured on the cover of the seminal book, One of a Kind: American Art Jewelry Today by Susan Grant Lewin.  

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