Alex describes the intricate detail work in his jewelry as universal with a focus on basic forms, structures and textures. I stopped making sketches years ago, he said. I imagine the piece I want to make in my head, and the hands work by themselves. Sometimes I get surprised at what comes out.
Alex begins with a wax model, which is eventually cast in 18kt gold, or platinum and then hand-finished. “I have no technical secrets,” says Sepkus. “The main trick is in the very intricate manual work that goes into the process. I can explain the process to everybody. But at the same time, I don’t think that I have ever seen a copy of my work somewhere. It is just so labor intensive.” In fact, Sepkus has developed his own specialized tools to achieve the textures that make his pieces so recognizable.
Alex’s jewelry is now available in our online shop. Special Orders also available.
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Cool off with the hottest national and international artist at syd entel galleries this summer. A group show featuring the best in hand blown glass by new arrivals like Scott Hartley, timeless craftsmanship from the Borowski family, and more. The infinite possibilities of hot glass pair to the creativity of the mixed media artist featured in Hot Glass, Cool Art. Artists like Craig Allen and Terri Hallman use unique creative processes to produce mixed media pieces that leave you always finding something new hidden with in the layers of detail.
Lisa Schuster’s oil on metal technique is modern and edgy. Her use of color and shape capture emotion and depth. Lisa’s paintings evoke a presence in any space.
Lisa is a repeat winner at Art Designers Consultant’s annual Art Comes Alive international competition, winning multiple awards for Floral Artist of the Year. She has been featured in national and local publications including the Winter 2015/16 edition of Art Business News, the Fall 2016 edition of Polly Magazine and multiple articles in Venue Magazine, Cincinnati. Lisa’s work is found in numerous private, public and corporate collections across the United States and abroad. She currently lives and paints in Daytona Beach, Florida and Cincinnati.
Glass Studio Borowski was founded in 1990 by renowned glass artist Stanislaw Borowski whos works have been internationally exhibited for 25 years in major glass museums.
In 1993 Stanislaw’s sons Pawel and Wiktor Borowski took the helm of the glass studio. In addition to Stanislaw’s own one-of-a-kind objects, they now design a collection of studio glass that has become very popular with art and glass collectors.
Pawel and Wiktor Borowski’s work is very contemporary and their collection is known for its unusual shapes and bold colors. Their works are bold, fresh, creative and avant-garde. Their objects are shown by international art galleries and by the finest European design studios.
Syd Entel Galleries/Susan Benjamin Glass, etc are excited to offer our beautiful space for your next business or social gathering. The gallery walls offer an unmatched aesthetic to create a warm and welcoming environment for your next gathering.
Art education is a family legacy here at Syd Entel Galleries. For over 38 years, the Entel Family has supported the arts in the Tampa Bay area. By placing extraordinary art in everyday spaces, we believe that art can truly enrich our lives. Hosting your event in our gallery transforms any event into an unforgettable occasion.
Susan Benjamin is the owner and curator, and believes strongly in community outreach. She is a board member of Creative Pinellas and is active as a Junior League Sustainer. Susan’s knowledge of fine art and glass is the result of a lifelong immersion in the arts. The Entel family’s legacy can be found throughout our community. Art is what connects us.
Gallery tours and lectures are available for your next group meeting or outing.
A variety of topics and art are available to suit your group’s interest.
After hours receptions are also popular among our volunteer groups and non profit organizations.
We pride ourselves on being community minded and would love the opportunity to provide a venue for your next event or outing.
Call to inquire for available dates and times. Now scheduling events for Fall 2019.
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