Artist: Paul Michael Bierker
Material: Fabricates sterling silver and Commercial Fishing Monofiliment
Description: "Orbital Spirit" is an exploration of large scale sculpture in a small jewelry space. Part of my senior thesis at the SUNY College at Buffalo. It is by far one of my favorite objects. I must release it so that I can create a new favorite someday.
About the artist, Paul Michael Bierker: Paul Michael Bierker is a designer, goldsmith, and technologist. Though trained in a traditional Art-Design school setting, Paul was always fascinated with advances in technology and materials sciences. Computer-aided design was his destiny. At first, Paul's style was still elusive. His pieces where developed around ideas, statements, and from input from clients purchasing commissioned works. Paul attended the SUNY College at Buffalo and earned a BFA in Jewelry Design and Manufacturing. Paul's work and commentary has been featured in Vogue, Fortune, People Magazine, InStyle, AJM, Professional Jeweler, Modern Jeweler, National Jeweler Magazine in the U.S. as well as numerous international publications and every major media outlet in Pittsburgh.
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