Kristin Lora

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Kristin Lora: Diorama with Campers, Sculptural jewelry: special necklace: sterling silver, train set figures and found objects. 17" long. 1 7/8 x 1 1/2 x 1/2"
Diorama with Campers
Sculptural jewelry: special necklace: sterling silver, train set figures and found objects. 17" long. 1 7/8 x 1 1/2 x 1/2"
Item is available Available ($409.00)
Kristin Lora: Horse of Wheels, Sculptural toy in sterling silver and fishing flies, with citrine eyes. 3" tall. 3 1/2" long (including tail and mane). 3 3/4" tall (including mane).
Horse of Wheels
Sculptural toy in sterling silver and fishing flies, with citrine eyes. 3" tall. 3 1/2" long (including tail and mane). 3 3/4" tall (including mane).
Item is available Available ($817.00)
Kristin Lora: Textural Earrings, Long earrings in oxidized sterling silver with patterned orange and red striped fishing flies. 4 1/4" long.
Textural Earrings
Long earrings in oxidized sterling silver with patterned orange and red striped fishing flies. 4 1/4" long.
Item is available Available ($151.00)
Kristin Lora: Textural Earrings, Long earrings in oxidized sterling silver with patterned green, pink, and black striped fishing flies. 3 3/4" long.
Textural Earrings
Long earrings in oxidized sterling silver with patterned green, pink, and black striped fishing flies. 3 3/4" long.
Item is available Available ($172.00)
Kristin Lora: Commuter Train Bracelet, Bracelet in sterling silver and small toy figures. 7" long. Bracelet stands 1 1/4" tall.
Commuter Train Bracelet
Bracelet in sterling silver and small toy figures. 7" long. Bracelet stands 1 1/4" tall.
Item is available Available ($925.00)
Kristin Lora: Carousel, Sculptural toy in wood, found objects, train set figures, and sterling silver. Top of carousel is a brooch. 3 1/8" tall by 2" in diameter.
Carousel
Sculptural toy in wood, found objects, train set figures, and sterling silver. Top of carousel is a brooch. 3 1/8" tall by 2" in diameter.
Item is available Available ($2107.00)
Kristin Lora: Skateboard Park, Sculptural Toy: Skateboard park with one pair of skater stud earrings. Metal, paint, sterling silver, foam and train set figures. 2 1/2 x 2 x 1 1/8"
Skateboard Park
Sculptural Toy: Skateboard park with one pair of skater stud earrings. Metal, paint, sterling silver, foam and train set figures. 2 1/2 x 2 x 1 1/8"
Item is available Available ($430.00)
Kristin Lora: Yellow Flower Brooch, Large yellow flower pin with toy figure, enameled copper and sterling silver 1 1/8" diameter.
Yellow Flower Brooch
Large yellow flower pin with toy figure, enameled copper and sterling silver 1 1/8" diameter.
Item is available Available ($237.00)
Kristin Lora: Blue Flower Brooch, Large blue flower pin with toy figure, enameled copper and sterling silver 1 1/8" diameter.
Blue Flower Brooch
Large blue flower pin with toy figure, enameled copper and sterling silver 1 1/8" diameter.
Item is available Available ($237.00)
Kristin Lora: Purple Flower Brooch, Small purple flower pin with toy figure, enameled copper and sterling silver 1 1/8" diameter. Just under 1" in diameter.
Purple Flower Brooch
Small purple flower pin with toy figure, enameled copper and sterling silver 1 1/8" diameter. Just under 1" in diameter.
Item is available Available ($215.00)
Kristin Lora: Teal Flower Brooch, Small teal flower pin with toy figure, enameled copper and sterling silver 1 1/8" diameter. Just under 1" in diameter.
Teal Flower Brooch
Small teal flower pin with toy figure, enameled copper and sterling silver 1 1/8" diameter. Just under 1" in diameter.
Item is available Available ($215.00)
Kristin Lora: Tennis Scene, Sculptural Toy: Tennis Diorama with one pair of tennis player stud earrings. Wood, found objects, train set figures, and sterling silver. 3 3/4 x 3 x 2"
Tennis Scene
Sculptural Toy: Tennis Diorama with one pair of tennis player stud earrings. Wood, found objects, train set figures, and sterling silver. 3 3/4 x 3 x 2"
Item is available Available ($699.00)
Kristin Lora: Golf Scene, Sculptural toy: Diorama with pair of golfer earrings in enameled copper, found objects, sterling silver, and train set figures. 3 3/4 x 2 1/4 x 2"
Golf Scene
Sculptural toy: Diorama with pair of golfer earrings in enameled copper, found objects, sterling silver, and train set figures. 3 3/4 x 2 1/4 x 2"
Item is available Available ($839.00)
Kristin Lora: Billiard Ball Girls Earrings, Post earrings in oxidized sterling silver, peridot (eyes), and cut billiard ball. 2" long by 3/4".
Billiard Ball Girls Earrings
Post earrings in oxidized sterling silver, peridot (eyes), and cut billiard ball. 2" long by 3/4".
Exhibit: Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered
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Kristin Lora: Dachshund Ring, Ring in oxidized sterling silver. 5mm wide band. Size 8 1/4 (may be sized to fit).
Dachshund Ring
Ring in oxidized sterling silver. 5mm wide band. Size 8 1/4 (may be sized to fit).
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Kristin Lora: Shih Tzu Ring, Ring in oxidized sterling silver. 5mm wide band. Size 6 3/4 (may be sized to fit).
Shih Tzu Ring
Ring in oxidized sterling silver. 5mm wide band. Size 6 3/4 (may be sized to fit).
Item is available Available ($140.00)
Kristin Lora: Basset Hound Ring, Ring in oxidized sterling silver. 5mm wide band. Size 11 1/4 (may be sized to fit).
Basset Hound Ring
Ring in oxidized sterling silver. 5mm wide band. Size 11 1/4 (may be sized to fit).
Item is available Available ($164.00)
Kristin Lora: Bald Eagle Earrings, Earrings in oxidized sterling silver and toy animal parts. Slight variations occur between different toy figures. Approx 1 1/2 x 7/8 x1"
Bald Eagle Earrings
Earrings in oxidized sterling silver and toy animal parts. Slight variations occur between different toy figures. Approx 1 1/2 x 7/8 x1"
Item is available Available ($118.00)
Kristin Lora: Dog Cuff, Bracelet in oxidized sterling silver. 1" wide. Largest dog measures approximately 18mm high from bracelet. Scottie Dog, Retriever, Terrier, Labrador and Dauschaund represented. Can be made custom (price may vary depending on breed)
Dog Cuff
Bracelet in oxidized sterling silver. 1" wide. Largest dog measures approximately 18mm high from bracelet. Scottie Dog, Retriever, Terrier, Labrador and Dauschaund represented. Can be made custom (price may vary depending on breed)
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Kristin Lora: , Book necklace in oxidized sterling silver, found objects, glass and blue topaz. Opens on a hinge. 1 3/4 x 1 3/4 x 1/2" pendant. 18" chain. (Exterior view)
Book necklace in oxidized sterling silver, found objects, glass and blue topaz. Opens on a hinge. 1 3/4 x 1 3/4 x 1/2" pendant. 18" chain. (Exterior view)
Exhibit: Louder than Words
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Kristin Lora: Lambs Head Pin, In plastic and sterling silver. Approx 1 x 3/4".
Lambs Head Pin
In plastic and sterling silver. Approx 1 x 3/4".
Item is available Available ($129.00)
Kristin Lora: Collie Dog, Ring in oxidized sterling silver. Approx. 1.25" tall. Size 7 (May be sized to fit)
Collie Dog
Ring in oxidized sterling silver. Approx. 1.25" tall. Size 7 (May be sized to fit)
Item is available Available ($135.00)
Kristin Lora: Airedale Terrier Brooch, Tie-tack back brooch in sterling silver with plastic head. Approx. 1 1/4" tall.
Airedale Terrier Brooch
Tie-tack back brooch in sterling silver with plastic head. Approx. 1 1/4" tall.
Item is available Available ($129.00)
Kristin Lora: Golden Retriever, Ring in oxidized sterling silver. Size 7 (may be sized to fit)
Golden Retriever
Ring in oxidized sterling silver. Size 7 (may be sized to fit)
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Kristin Lora: A is for Alligator,
A is for Alligator
'Alligators All Around' Necklace in oxidized sterling silver and toy alligators. 18 x 3 x 2"
Exhibit: ABeCeDarian
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Kristin Lora: 1977 "Reminiscing", Charm bracelet in sterling silver, found objects, paint, gesso, and photograph. 1 x 7.5 x 0.25"
1977 "Reminiscing"
Charm bracelet in sterling silver, found objects, paint, gesso, and photograph. 1 x 7.5 x 0.25"
Exhibit: Celebrating 70
Item is available Available ($624.00)
Kristin Lora: Arctic Pendant, In sterling silver and found objects.
Arctic Pendant
In sterling silver and found objects.
Exhibit: Signs of Life 2008
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Biographical Information for Kristin Lora:



Residence: Portland, OR
Cornell University, Ithaca, New York; MBA
University of California, Berkeley; BS Zoology

Continuing/Metalwork Education
Alan Revere Academy, San Francisco State University, Santa Fe Community College, Taos School of Jewelry, Jack da Silva Studios, Mendocino Art Center


Select Juried Shows/Exhibitions/Awards

Put a Ring on It; Taboo Studio, San Diego, CA, 2013
Body Language; Wayne Art Center, Wayne, PA, curated by Suzanne Ramljak, 2012-2013
Summer Games, Handwerksform, Hannover, Germany 2012
The Art of the Dress; Millicent Rogers Museum, Taos, NM, 2012
Fifteen Women Strong; Syd Entel Gallery, Safety Harbor, FL, 2012
ABeCeDarian , Facere, Seattle, WA 2011
Renewal Notice Exhibition, NCTC, West Virginia, 2010
Robot Invasion; Thomas Mann's I/O Gallery; New Orleans, LA, 2010
Celebrating 70: Facere Gallery, Seattle, WA 2010
Toys Designed by Artists Exhibition; Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, AR, 2009
Pendants and Lockets; Velvet Da Vinci, San Francisco, CA 2008
Signs of Life: Facere Gallery, Seattle, WA 2008
Teapots!: Morgan Glass Gallery, Pittsburgh, Penn, 2007; Purchase by Teapot Museum
A New Look: High Gloss Gallery, Houston, TX, 2007
Niche Magazine Award, February 2008
Sit - Play, Two-person show, Victoria Price Gallery, Santa Fe, NM 2007
Two Niche Award finalist pieces, Niche Magazine, Rosen Group, 2007
34th Annual Toys Designed by Artists Exhibition; Purchase Award for permanent collection and catalog image; Arkansas Arts Center Foundation Collection, Little Rock, AR, 2006
Martini Squared, Gallery I/O, New Orleans, LA, 2006
Play Time: Toys for Adults, Brookfield Craft Center, CT, 2006
Winner, Niche Award, February 2006: Pink Panther Music Box, Whimsical category
33rd Annual Toys Designed by Artists Exhibition, Arkansas Arts Center Foundation Collection, Little Rock, AR,
2005-2006 (Catalogue cover image, Purchase Award for permanent collection)
Two Niche Award finalist pieces, Niche Magazine, Rosen Group, 2005
Cocktails at 5 - Gowns at 8, Sculpture to Wear, Los Angeles, CA, 2005
Beachstone Dispersal, Shaw Jewelry, Northeast Harbor, ME, 2005
Chess, Velvet da Vinci; San Francisco, CA, 2003-2005
Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton, MA, 2005
Thomas Mann's Gallery I/O, New Orleans, LA, 2004
The John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI, 2004
The Crafts Council Gallery, Victoria & Albert Museum, London, UK, 2004
The Gallery, Ruthin Craft Centre, Denbighshire, Wales, 2003, 2004
Vennel Gallery, Irvine, Scotland, 2003
Architecturally-influenced Jewelry, Newbill Collection by the Sea, FL, 2004
An Evening with Nicolas and Alexandra, New Mexico Museum of Fine Art, NM, 2004
Playing Around with Toys, Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, TX, 2004
SOFA Teapot show; Mobilia Gallery; Cambridge, MA, 2003

Selected Press/Publications/Collections

The New Artisans, Olivier Dupon, Thames and Hudson, UK, 2011
ABeCeDarian , Children's book, Lorene Publications, 2011
1000 Ideas for Creative Reuse, Garth Johnson, Quarry Books, 2010, pgs. 134, 169-185
Celebrating 70, Lorene Publications, 2010, page 78
Jewelry Design Challenge, Linda Kopp, Lark Books, pgs. 98-100 and back cover
Design & Make Mixed Media Jewellery, Joanne Haywood, A&C Black Publishers, 2009
Ornament Magazine, Feature article, "Kristin Lora; An Artful Whimsy", 2009
500 Pendants & Lockets, Lark Books, 2008, page 64
Fashion Magazine; "P.S. Personal Shopper", fall 2008, page 116
Signs of Life, Lorene Publications, 2008
Santa Fe New Mexican, "Local art to adorn civic center", January 15, 2008, page C-1
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, "Steeped in Style", December 2, 2007, page F-1
HGTV, That's clever, filmed for TV show May 25, 2008
Jewelry Artist (formerly Lapidary Journal), June 2007

Associations/Professional Organizations

Board of Directors, Society of North American Goldsmiths; (2006 - 2009)
Chair, Board of Directors, Friends of Contemporary Art (2005-2007)
Board of Directors - current Advisor, New Mexico Women in the Arts (2002-2007)
Board of Directors, Center for Contemporary Arts (2003-2004)
American Crafts Council (2002 - present)
Vice President, New Mexico Metals Guild (2010 - present)


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