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Museum of Arts and Design: Virtual Trunk Show with Julie Cohn
March 25 - 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Join the Museum of Arts and Design with renowned jeweler Julie Cohn on Thursday, March 25 at 5:00 pm for a virtual trunk show. Franci Sagar, MAD’s Vice President of Retail, will be in conversation with Julie about her pieces, process, and inspirations.
As a thank you for registering and attending the trunk show we will be offering a 20% savings on your Julie Cohn purchases. You will receive your savings code immediately following the Trunk Show.
All proceeds will go towards supporting the artists of MAD and the museum itself
Register here: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_C_I-x9-mRUOVNQuGh8fG5g
Educated as a painter and printmaker, Dallas artist Julie Cohn traveled a diverse design path that included bookbinding, rugs, textiles, hardware, tabletop, collaborations with architects and public art installations. Self-taught, her approach to creating jewelry is unconventional in process and begins by working directly with materials rather than sketching a preconceived idea. She follows in the tradition of handcrafted jewelry by artists Harry Bertoia, Alexander Calder, Salvador Dali, Lucio Fontana and others, often naming pieces after the artist who inspired her. The natural world is her muse and shells, pods, leaves, and stones line the walls of her studio. Organic patterns created by nature’s decay are replicated with hand embossed, pierced, and torched bronze surfaces. Elevating the perception of humble materials has led to experimentation with clay inlay, creating the illusion of colored marble and stone.