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Title: "Fungal Brooch"
Media: Epoxy Resin, Poppy Seeds, Pigment, Enamel Paint
Year: Fall 2013
Title: "Bubblegum Brooch"
Media: Urethane Resin, Cotton Thread
Year: Fall 2012
Dimensions: 2x2x1/5"
Title: "Candy Apple Brooch"
Media: Urethane Resin, Rice Noodles
Year: Fall 2012
Dimensions: 2x2x1/5"
Title: "Hairy Bubblegum Brooch"
Media: Urethane Resin, Epoxy Resin, Hair, Copper
Year: Fall 2012/Spring 2014
Dimensions: 2x2x1/5"
Title "Kiss Me"
Media: Plaster Cast of Teeth, Epoxy Resin, Hair, Cloth, Wool
Year: Spring 2014
Title: "Seed Pods"
Media: Copper, Epoxy Resin, Cotton Thread, Glass Beads, Coriander Seeds, Feathers
Year: Fall 2013
Dimensions: 2x2x1/5"
Title: "Bound Hand Piece"
Media: Foam, Epoxy Resin, Cotton Thread, Shibuichi, Pigment, Paper, Shrink Wrapped Plastic, Stretch Nylon
Year: Spring 2014
Title: "Trichotillomania Brooch"
Media: Copper, Brass, Urethane Resin, Feathers, Enamel Paint, Epoxy Resin
Year: Fall 2013
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Spores, Fall 2013

In this series of work I used alternative materials to create forms evocative of fungus and mold. I was drawn to these organisms not just for their formal qualities but also the similarity I see between them and jewelry; they adorn what they graft themselves to. Like mushrooms spotting the surface of a decaying log, these pieces emerge organically from the body.

Freelance, Full-time
Becky Levine
Creative self starter with metal working and textile background. Saratoga Springs, NY