about renee davis
Renee J Davis
My jewelry pieces include recent award winning and other entries from gallery shows.
Visit ArtCenter Manatee's Artists Market in Bradenton to find some of my designs for sale.
I also have jewelry for sale in the Fine Craft Gallery at CraftArt in St Petersburg, FL.
My Necklace Mers was selected for the book, “Showcase 500 Art Necklaces,” published by Lark Jewelry and Beading, and juried by the renowned Chunghi Choo. Professor Choo is a professor of art at the University of Iowa since 1968 who has pieces on display at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, the Museum of Decorative Arts in Paris and the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. Out of 3,000 pieces submitted, I am honored to be one of only 475 artists chosen to be in the publication.
Renee Davis is an award-winning jewelry designer, artist and metal smith. Her work incorporates silver, gold, semiprecious stones and other intriguing elements. Renee's jewelry art is truly singular; each piece is born of a design inspiration and crafted by experience. Renee draws upon centuries-old processes as well as new, innovative techniques to create pieces of art to be admired and enjoyed. Each piece reflects the time and care Renee gives to ensure its individuality.
Renee developed an early interest in many artistic media. As her creative personality matured, Renee began designing jewelry in 1999. After several years of design growth, Renee's passion is now focused on metalsmithing. Texturing and dimension are characteristic style elements in Renee's designs, as are unusual stones and a variety of techniques using enamel, colored pencils, concrete and fossils. In addition to metalsmithing, Renee is skilled in chasing and reppouse techniques, forging and etching. Her jewelry making talents also include the use of precious metal clay and precious and semiprecious stones.
Renee currently lives in Palmetto, Florida and is a member of the American Craft Council, the Florida Goldsmiths Society, Florida CraftArt, Inc. and ArtCenter Manatee. She exhibits her work at galleries and shows throughout Florida. Renee is passionate about her art and shares her knowledge through teaching at local art centers and at her studio. She engages in artistic studies with local artists and jewelers, as well as extensive self-studies in jewelry making techniques.
Renee continues to have a very successful career. She has won several awards and citations, and was selected for inclusion in the book Showcase 500 Art Necklaces .
Her work was also featured in Jewelry Magazine's online Concrete Jewelry Gallery.
Please click the tabs above to see examples of Renee's recent creations in the categories indicated. For inquiries or prices, please use the contact form below, call Renee at 941-773-0752 or email her.
To order Renee's BulletProof Silhouette Die Products, please visit www.toolcottage.com.