Julie Setterholm

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“As a child I can recall the moment I realized that not everything was made from machines in Taiwan. It was at The Sawdust Art Festival in my hometown of Laguna Beach, California.

I witnessed Dion Wright sculpting an amazing creature out of metal with a torch. My first success at selling my own creations was jewelry, but I wanted to become a silversmith. This evolved to enameling, and metal sculpture after my Grandmother left me her enameling equipment upon her passing.

I now work with copper, steel and bronze, using an oxy-acetylene torch to create both functional and pure sculptural art. My pieces often include a large amount of enameling within the design..”

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