Oval Crochet Hoopssold out!
6.4 x 2.5 cm
Copper, sterling silver
Very lightweight, if the oval becomes misshapen, gently shape back with fingers.
Sylvie Lissa Alusitz is a metalsmith and jeweler based in Arizona. Her work is centered around relationships to people and place, and takes a strong influence from basketry and textile communities. She created pieces that become physical representations of things untouchable. She received her Masters in Fine Arts from State University of New York at New Paltz in Metal in 2019 and a Bachelors of Fine Arts in Jewelry and Metalsmithing from Rochester Institute of Technology in 2015. Sylvie has exhibited nationally and internationally, being selected for and showing at Autor Contemporary Jewelry Fair in Bucharest, Romania and '7 Artists for 7 Days' at Myday-Byday Gallery in Rome. She has been included in exhibitions at the Greater Denton Arts Council, Denton, TX, The Worcester Center for Crafts, Worcester, MA, Gallery 2052, Chicago, IL, and elsewhere. In 2020 Sylvie was selected as one of 100 artists for Secret Identity Project's exhibition Amend, an exhibition focusing on the 100th anniversary of the women's suffrage movement in the United States. She has also received funding from the Tiffany and Co. Foundation and the Women's Jewelry Association and participated in residencies at Harbourfront Centre in Toronto, Canada and Penland School of Craft in Penland, North Carolina. Sylvie co-curates the annual exhibition Dream Machine and has organized other projects, such as Cultural Appropriation and Appreciation: A Conversation, hosted by the State University of New York at New Paltz.