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Today’s Events

  • Feb 7
    Chris Topper, Micah Krock, Chris Pothier Feb 07 to Mar 30 @Steel Door Gallery
  • Feb 7
    Abstract Showcase Feb 07 to Mar 31 @Gallery 903
  • Feb 7
    John David Forsgren, Julia Mangold Feb 07 to Mar 30 @Elizabeth Leach Gallery
  • Feb 27
    Rumors by Small Talk Collective Feb 27 to Apr 28 @Wolff Gallery
  • Feb 28
    Karen Thurman, Claire Browne, Jikai Golan Feb 28 to Mar 24 @Guardino Gallery
  • Mar 1
    Spectrum Mar 01 to Mar 31 @Eutectic Gallery
  • Mar 1
    Night Gallery Mar 01 to Mar 29 @Splendorporium
  • Mar 1
    Rick Bartow: Things You Know But Cannot Explain Mar 01 to Apr 15 @High Desert Museum
  • Mar 1
    A Touch Of Green Mar 01 to Mar 31 @Attic Gallery
  • Mar 2
    The Art of Being Young Mar 02 to Mar 30 @Steel Door Gallery

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Viktoria Ciesiul, Jewelry Artist

Handmade Jewelry Inspired By Nature
In 2009, I found myself with a fresh Bachelors Degree of Architecture and all the promise in the world...right? Well, after months of fruitless job searching in this bleak market I decided to take matters into my own hands and start my jewelry business! While studying Architecture at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo I earned a Minor in Art that focused on jewelry design. I have been making jewelry for 4 years now and for three of those years I taught Jewelry Casting and Metal Smithing at the Cal Poly University Union Craft Center. My jewelry is inspired by colors and shapes I see in nature. I love working with earthy colors. One of my favorite effects in nature is when a little bit of a really bright color peaks through its surrounding of more muted colors, like fresh budding flowers on a late winter tree. I now live in beautiful Portland, Oregon where have set up my very own jewelry studio and produce all of my current work.