Item: Pair of Brooches
Artist/Designer: Mona Trunkfield – A truly fine San Diego designer/creator of one-of-a-kind items of jewelry, whose work is primarily in precious metals.
Study: B.A., Art Education, San Diego State College M.A., Jewelry & Metalsmithing, San Diego State University Danish Goldsmithing, Copenhagen, Denmark Numerous workshops, including Haystack Mountain School of Crafts and Alan Revere Academy.
Teaching: Arts & Crafts, High School level, San DIego, CA. Southwestern College, Chula Vista, CA. San Diego State University
Selected Exhibitions: California Design 11, Pasadena, CA. 1971 Object Makers ’71, Salt Lake City, UT. Southern California Exposition at Del Mar, Place Winner, 1971 3rd National Student Metal Invitational, Tyler School of Art, 1972 World Silver Fair, Mexico City, 1974 Baroque ’74, Museum of Contemporary Crafts, New York Goldsmiths ’74, Washington D.C. & Minnesota Museum of Art – Merit Award, Purchase Award Allied Craftsmen Exhibition, San Diego, 1974 – guest exhibitor “The Uncommon Smith” Invitational, John Michael Kohler Center For the Arts, 1974 Jewish Community Center, San Diego, 1974 Invitational – Graduate Student Work, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Ill. 1974 Invitational – University of Wisconsin, Whitewater, 1974 Invitational – Dale Gardiner Gallery, Rancho Santa Fe, CA. 1974 Invitational – Society of North American Goldsmiths, Atlanta, GA. 1975 Marietta College of Arts & Crafts National, Marietta, OH. 1975 Invitational – “The American Tradition in Gold & Silver,” Lowe Museum, Miami, FLA. 1975 Society of North American Goldsmiths, Seattle, WA. 1976 Invitational – “7 San Diego Women in Metals,” Grossmont College, 1979 Invitational – “Two Decades of Metal,” San Diego State University/Brigham Young University, 1981-82
Description: A set of two brooches executed in 1972, each with an amethyst floating in the center of an abstract silver framework.
Dimensions: each 1.75” X 2”
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