Carol Oshinsky

Carol Oshinsky

Photo: Dragonfly.





Texture and the shapes created by edges that don’t quite meet fascinate me.  Most of my work reflects this interest. My textures are created by hammering metal into rocks or pitted chunks of iron, through fusion of bits and pieces of silver and gold, by surface embellishment using hammers, gravers and burs.

The landscape of the Northern Berkshires is the inspiration for most of my pieces.  Although I do not translate literally what I see in the mountains and fields, with a little imagination my brooches become framed paintings in metal and gems that speak of the ever-changing hills of a most beautiful part of New England.


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