Barbara McGuire

Location

Mars Hill, North Carolina

United States

About the Artist

Barbara McGuire has been working in Polymer for over 30 years, beginning in San Francisco as a licensed Street Artist. In 1990 she became introduced to polymer via early exhibits and ultimately ended up being the marketing director for the first importer of FIMO. Subsequently, Barbara developed products for the polymer industry through EberHard Faber and Polyform as well as authored over 10 books. Her stamps can be found online, and she offers free video tutorials on Youtube. Barbara teaches private and semiprivate classes in Mars Hill, NC at Mars Landing Galleries and via Zoom.

Websites

https://womancreativeconnection.com/

https://www.etsy.com/shop/artsource

2021 Exhibition Images

The Gathering

The Gathering

36" long

Polymer, ceramic, copper metal clay, lamp work disks

The spontaneity of Mokume Gane has delighted artisans over centuries and it always 'speaks'. There are many messages in art from the soul. This is a coming together.

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Jewelry and Wearable Art

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 Pendant of square and round shapes with abstract multi-colored designs on a metal chain

Playing Wild

Playing Wild

36" long

Polymer, lamp work, brass

Playable Jewelry. here is 22kt gold embedded in the mokume gane and the face is polymer millefiori. The 'wonky' glasswork adds sound to the movement. This work offers an interactive integrated 'slide' feature. It's fun to wear!

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Jewelry and Wearable Art

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Polymer clay pendant with serveral beads including a face, strung vertically and hanging on a metal chain

Back to the Future

Back to the Future

2" to 4"

Polymer clay

If I let myself go, it flows. I think these pieces make themselves.

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Three Dimensional Work

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Group of beads with faces, hearts, spirals and other geometric designs

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