Light Space & Time Gallery, Jupiter, FL announced August 1 that two custom silver necklaces created by silversmith Joan North, Stevens Point, won awards in its international juried exhibit “Nature.” “Family Tree” (turquoise in a custom silver bezel formed to resemble bark & branches) won a top-ten award, while “Storm Clouds” won special recognition. The Gallery received 814 entries from 25 countries. The exhibit runs the month of August.
Upstream People Art Gallery, Omaha, NE also announced that three sterling
jewelry pieces of North’s each won special recognition awards in its juried “Color My World - Bold/Subtle International Art” exhibition. The exhibit ended July 31st .
Also this summer, North’s jewelry has been juried into two exhibits at the
Art League of Lincoln, Lincoln, California. The exhibits run through September 3rd. Former Dean of the College of Professional Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, North is now a full time silversmith whose fine art jewelry is shown at galleries and exhibits across the country, most recently in Florida, Nebraska, California, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin.
North has been operating Joan North Designs for 16 years in her Stevens Point studio. Find her online at JoanNorth.com and facebook.com/JoanNorthDesigns.