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Sarah West

Raleigh, NC

Sarah West is an artist living and working in Raleigh.Sarah West creates jewelry inspired by the magic of geometry and the architectural lattice work of bridges and electric towers. Using the beauty and strength of steel, Sarah creates three dimensional forms that express the resilience of the human spirit. Like the power lines that intersect the horizon, Sarah pieces are architectural landscapes that interact with body and space.

Sarah earned a BFA in Metal Design from East Carolina University and a Bench Jewelry Certificate from North Bennet Street School. Sarah splits her time between teaching at Pullen Arts Center, exhibiting her jewelry at retail craft markets and creating custom installations for public spaces. Sarah was a recipient of a North Carolina Arts Council Fellowship and her distinctive linear works have been selected for exhibitions nationwide including: Monochrome Noir at Velvet Da Vinci; Bijoux! at The Norton Museum; 11th Biennial: Making and Taking “Pictures” Reconsidered at A.I.R Gallery; and Teapots! 9th at Morgan Contemporary Glass Gallery. Sarah’s jewelry has been published in the books New Earrings and Behind the Brooch. Sarah’s steel and textile installations are in the permanent collections of Hotel Indigo in El Paso; The Renaissance Hotel in Chicago; AC Hotels in San Francisco; Vail Cascade Hotel and AC Hotel in Times Square.