Lewton-Brain Foldform Competition 2013


First place
Yuka Okane Inoue
"Looking Up At the Sky II"

Artist description:  It represents me, looking up at the sky and thinking about my mother who passed away.
Dimensions: 3" x 3" x 3.5" 
Material: Sterling silver, fine silver, Japanese alloys, diamond
Origin: Lake Forest, IL, U.S. 
Photo by Guy Nicol.

Second place
Rauni Higson
"Persephone Vase"

Artist description:  Tall Vase, raised, with rising Fold-formed element inserted.
Dimensions: Height 55cm 
Material: Britannia Silver
Origin: Caernarfon, Wales, U.K.
Photo by Clarissa Bruce.


Third place
Ed Lay
"FF Bowl 5"

Artist description:  Enamel on cross & line folded copper, synclastic & anticlastic raised.  Enamel both highlights and is influenced by the shape of the fold formed metal.
Dimensions: 6" x 6" x 3.5"
Material: Copper, Vitreous Enamel
Origin: El Cerrito, CA, U.S.

Honorable Mention
Gayle Whiteley Minjarez
"Origami Bracelet"

Artist description: Fold formed and reticulated sections form this bracelet. Framed in sterling silver with hinged connections. Completed with a fabricated box clasp with safety catch.
Dimensions: 1" x 6 3/4"
Material: Sterling silver and reticulation silver. 
Origin: Santa Barbara, CA, U.S.

Honorable Mention
Eva Zuzuarregui
"Viento en Cara"

Artist Description: This piece suggests the ephemeral moment of the air caressing the skin, or the wind embracing a sail boat. It conveys the lightness of a brief sensation. Photo Credit: Seth Papac
Dimensions: 8 1/2" x 6 1/2" x 1/2"
Material: Sterling Silver
Origin: Carlsbad, CA, U.S.
Photo by Seth Papac.

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Jurors' Choice 

Charles Lewton-Brain, Hazel Wheaton, and Rhoda Weber Mack also recognize these Jurors' Choice entries:
Mira Benoni, "Blooming Basket"
Pat Downing, Untitled
Robert Fear, "Star Earrings"
Christine Finch, "Gathering"
Rauni Higson, "Fore-armed"
Rauni Higson, "Spinal"

Yuka Okane Inoue, "Find Me; I'm Here"
Denys Knight, "Rip Tide"
Denys Knight, "Winter Moon"
Ed Lay, "FF Bowl 6"

Kenneth MacBain "Salt and Pepper Shakers" (2)
Mary K McIntyre, "Por Frida"
Mary K McIntyre, "Georgia's Orchid"
Kaiya Rainbolt, "Evolution"
Liz Reed, "Leafy Sea Dragon"
Bill Roberts, "aSpire"
Greta Schiegg, "Zipper Cuff"
Catherine Sheedy, "Connexion"
Susan Thornton, "Swirling Leaves"

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Congratulations, all!
 

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