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"Rocío is brilliant. She is one of the most talented
students I have ever come across in my years of teaching".
Valentin Yotkov, Bulgarian Master Silversmith
another chasing guru, truly important for North America"
Charles Lewton-Brain, President, Canadian Crafts Federation/Federation
Cannadienne des Metier d'Arts.
"We are pleased
to announce, metalsmith Rocio Heredia has been awarded the
first Artist-in-Residence Award from Metalwerx. Ms. Heredia
was chosen for her extranordinary talents as a professional
metalsmith and from her diverse background."
Karen Christians, Owner.
"The beauty of
your work attests to the extreme devotion you have to doing
Elizabeth McDevitt, Goldsmith
"Words can never say enough to emphasis the quality Rocío
puts into her metals and forms and interactions with soul
Bruce Paul Fink, Master Sculptor
"I must say that your work is even more lovely in person
than in photos and I encourage you to keep moving forward
with it. You have a rare talent and it is a great pleasure
to see it".
James E. Binnion, Metal Arts - Mokume Gane
"Every now and then you get an opportunity to work with
a Master who shows you new ways to enjoy the art of metal,"thank
you" Rocío for sharing you gifts. You are still
one of our greatest artists. It's all inside of you....what
you see in your head and in your heart. Nothing can take that
away from you."
Billie Limm, NY Goldsmith/Jeweler
"True art derives from a sacred spirit, and the works
of Rocío Heredia reminds me of a metallic wall carved
and graced with countless faces of religion. Through her beautiful
works, - dressed in fine details, clothed with radiant figures,-
many will see the light she bears, the good hearted faith
she shares, and they will reckon the priceless beauty she
creates and gives to the world."
Christopher Raingem Cookson, Painter/Poet/Author.
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