EDUCATION

  • 1985 – BFA SUNY New Paltz, New Paltz, NY, Gold and Silversmithing

BUSINESS

  • 2003 – Present, Loretta Lam - Art Jewelry
  • My jewelry line consists of one-of-a-kind sculptural pieces, commissioned work and very limited production. My aesthetic is organic, sophisticated and contemporary. Formerly known as Trinkets, my craft business began with retail shows. In 2006, consignment and then wholesale business were added.

AWARDS

  • 2008 – NICHE Award Winner & Double NICHE Award Finalist
  • June 2007 – Bead Dreams National Bead Competition Finalist
  • May 2007 – Long Beach Island Foundation National Craft Exhibition

PUBLICATIONS

  • August 2009 – Polymer Clay Color Inspirations, Random House
  • January 2009 – Step by Step Wire - Wire + Beads = Magic
  • September 2008 – Art Jewelry Magazine - NICHE Awards
  • March 2008 – Step by Step Beads - 100 Fabulous Focal Beads
  • January 2008 – Encyclopedia of Polymer Clay Techniques, Quattro Publications
  • October 2007 – Bead & Button Magazine - Special Bead Dreams Supplement
  • August 2007 – The Crafts Report Online - Crafts Insight: Polymer Clay
  • March 2007 – Art Jewelry Magazine - Gallery Section