Award-winning jewelry designer and metal artist, Jon Ryan is the winner of the 2008 Jewelry Artist Magazine’s Jewelry Arts Awards. This University of Iowa graduate has taken the art of metallurgy to the next level with his work that reflects both tradition and what’s in vogue. In his blog, Blue Aluminum, Jon reflects about the daily grind of his profession. We’ve also learned that his been selected as one of the participants of the 5X5X(5) all-media exhibition, this coming December at the Torpedo Factory Art Center in Alexandria, Virginia. Kudos to this Rhodia fan!
Flickr photos via Jon Ryan