Rachelle Thiewes: Something Gleams

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Rachelle Thiewes: Something Gleams

GlassTire {Texas Visual Art}: Rachelle Thiewes  is a jeweler and metal artist based in El Paso.

From article:  Something Gleams is a site-specific retrospective of the artist Rachelle Thiewes that celebrates her work in the context of the place it was made, here, in the starkly beautiful landscape that has informed her decades-long study of light, movement, order and chaos.  The exhibition features work from all stages of her career, and highlights the ways in which her jewelry reflects an intimate relationship with the Chihuahuan desert she calls home. In 2014 Thiewes will complete 37 years of teaching in the UTEP Department of Art, where she has provided both artistic and educational leadership to a generation of artists while becoming an international leader in the field of metal smithing, consistently producing work that has been collected and exhibited around the globe.  Read More…