Allie B’s Story
Allie B. is a metalsmith, an artist, and a jeweler.
Allie B. has always been attracted to unique and non-traditional jewelry. Her art career began years ago in Philadelphia, PA at Marion County Art Center. Striving for new challenges she moved to the west coast in 2005 to study metalsmithing full time at the Oregon College of Art and Craft (OCAC).
Becoming engulfed in working with metal she took delight with what an essential tool her body had become. She has learned to raise, form, fabricate metal, and spin metal to create vessels on a woodworkers lathe.
Allie B. graduated from OCAC in the spring of ’09 with a Bachelors Degree of Fine Art and continues to make and show art in her co-operative studio and gallery, StuStuStudio, in Northeast Portland, Oregon.
Allie B. also enjoys teaching her craft to one-on-one serious students in her studio and she is an active instructor at the Multnomah Arts Center is SW Portland.