Judy Wenig-Horswell
 

Judy Wenig-Horswell (left) talking to visiting ceramics professor, 
Ivette Guier Serrano, at the gallery opening for the Ann Graber
Miller and Fred Driver Exhibition, January 7, 2001.

photo - Marvin Bartel - 2001

Education

  • 1968 BFA from Bowling Green State University (painting)
  • 1970 MFA from Bowling Green State University (jewelry) 
  • Additional study and travel in ceramics, metal, and art history

  • Costa Rica
    (2004 sabbatical trip)
  • Purdue University
  • Arrowmount
  • Goshen College
  • Denmark
  • Japan
  • Bowling Green State University
  • Côte dêIvoire 
  • Art courses taught at Goshen

  • Drawing
  • Figure Drawing
  • Design
  • Watercolor
  • Jewelry
  • Art History I
  • Art History II

  •  

    Fins and Dots Bracelets Sterling, 1996 

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    Organizations
  • F.A.T.E. (Foundations in Art Theory & Education)
  • SNAG (Society of North American Goldsmiths)
  • IWCA & WCA (Indiana Womenês Caucus for Art/Womenês Caucus for Art)
  • Statement:

    My latest work in metal consists of a series of bracelets cast in silver or bronze which are larger in scale and more sculptural than much of my previous jewelry work. This may be due to the inherent nature of the bracelet form but is also a logical evolution of my on-going work in sculpture and possibly a reflection or assimilation of forms encountered during trips to East Africa in 1991 and Côte dêIvoire in 1995.
    Technically I am modeling the wax less while frequently constructing the primary forms using sheet wax and/or collaging found scrap wax forms discarded from earlier wax models. Very often ideas are generated by •playingê with the wax rather than imposing a preconceived design.

    Drawing continues to be a strong interest. A series of 12 large ink drawings based on a study trip to Côte dêIvoire evolved into a Pinchpenny Press publication.  The drawings were included in recent exhibitions at Ohio Northern University, Ada, OH; Bethel College, Newton KS; and Washburn University, Topeka, KS in 1997.  "Senufo Patterns" below comes from this series.
     


    Artwork

    ã  Judy Wenig-Horswell
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    Finned Arch Bracelet Bronze, 1996
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    For a copy of the book, to request an exhibition, or to inquire about artwork, please contact the artist.
    Ask for: Drawings: Côte dêIvoire ã1996
    E-mail: judymw@goshen.edu
    phone: 219-535-7594
    Fax: 219-535-7660
    To contact Marge Brandeberry in the Office of the Art Department: margemb@goshen.edu
    Page last updated July 2001 - Marvin Bartel


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