Born in Alaska and raised in Maine, my creative sensibility is steeped in saltwater and mountains. When I was too little to walk I was pulled around on a sled by a german shepherd called Rusty. I love making things with my hands and have been creating jewelry and art for as long as I can remember. I live with my wife in Santa Fe, New Mexico, and travel to see the ocean as much as possible.
I launched my namesake jewelry line in 2013 so that I could make beautiful wedding rings out of recycled gold for my friends. Since then the collection has expanded, evolved and grown up a bit. My jewelry is inspired by and made for all of life’s adventures. These pieces are designed to be modern heirlooms for men and women. I am committed to marriage equality and environmentally sustainable practices. I make all of my jewelry by hand from reclaimed solid sterling silver and 14k gold with ethically-sourced stones and conflict-free diamonds.
I also make paintings and books. These pieces are focused on the perplexing character of interactions with the natural world, and the subsequent ramifications. This creative work also inspires the jewelry designs in the collection. The colors and lines and textures all start outside in the real world, get turned into paintings and drawings and jewelry. More paintings here, photographs here, and installations and collaborations here.
In my free time, you can find me hiking in the mountains of the Southwest, reading nature books and mysteries. And I also work as a photographer and social media consultant for other creative businesses.
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