Brittany Foster

Primary medium Silver jewelry
Secondary medium Gold, brass, steel

With innumerable influences, from cephalopods to industrial
debris and munitions, Brittany makes things, because she has always
made things. As a youngster, she was drawn to doing things with her
hands. Jewelry seemed mysterious, which led her to wonder, "How
people could possibly do that with simple, manual tools?". When she
discovered there were also hammers and fire involved, it sealed the

Having taken Community College courses in jewelry through high school,
Brittany went to the School for American Crafts at the Rochester
Institute of Technology, graduating with honors in 2002. She then went
on to set up an increasingly complicated shop (which now includes a
small personal jungle). She has always worked as an independent
jeweler with her own studio, developing her unique style through the
time-honored method of trial and error.