SARAH RACHEL BROWN
METAL | Jewelry
Penland Affiliation | Penland Core Fellow 2013-2015
Artist Information | Studio artist; education: Pratt Fine Arts Center, apprentice to Sarah Loertscher Jewelry; professional experience: Artist in Residence at Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Metals Studio Coordinator at Arrowmont, studio assistant at Steel Toe Studios, studio assistant for Tia Kramer; exhibitions: Not To Scale (Gatlinburg, TN), Touch: Interactive Craft (Gatlinburg, TN), Moldmade: an exhibition of cast objects (WA), Module (Gatlinburg, TN).
Artist Statement | Sarah Rachel Brown is a contemporary jeweler, facilitator, and podcaster located in Philadelphia where she is a member of the JV Collective, a collaborative contemporary jewelry studio. Beyond her studio practice, Sarah contributes to the contemporary jewelry field through her podcast Perceived Value, and is the host/producer for American Craft’s podcast “Object As…”project.
Sarah has been the metals coordinator for the Pentaculum Residency at the Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, the Art Jewelry Forum’s US Ambassador, an artist-in-residence at the Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, a Core Fellow at the Penland School of Crafts, and received her education through a 3-year apprenticeship with Seattle based jeweler, Sarah Loertscher. She has exhibited nationally and was selected as an Emerging Artist for the 2017 Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft show.