Artist of the Day / Terry Fasano

I love Terry’s choices of stones and materials in her jewelry, all one of a kind.

“The most beautiful colors are born of our earth: gorgeous, deep indigo skies—the kind you see on a late summer night. Stormy, steel-blue oceans roiling with grey-hued whitecaps just before a storm. Deep brown soil, bright snap-pea green, cherry blossom pink. Seeing these colors in natural stones is inspiring and exciting.”


About destructivetesting

I'm a self-taught artist who prefers to use found objects in ways that were never intended. I'm not interested in making 10 or 100 of the same object. This, of course, takes more time to make each piece. I also prefer a more minimalist look, where each part of a piece can be appreciated. I consider my clocks to be small sculptures with moving parts. And, my lamps to be small sculptures with light. My mirrors are reflective sculptures. DESTRUCTIVE TESTING means to push something to it's limits to understand it's structural performance or material behavior under different stresses. I interpret this in my artwork as using materials in different ways or combinations than they were designed to be used. I also just like the slightly ominous sound of the term...
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1 Response to Artist of the Day / Terry Fasano

  1. Terry says:

    Michael— I am truly flattered that you featured me on your blog. I think your work is inventive, resourceful, and witty! And I love the disco ball! Thanks. It’s a pleasure!

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