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I just returned from a trip up to Providence, RI. My cousin Marsha was participating in the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) Annual Holiday Art Festival. I was lucky enough to tag along and experience the festival first hand. It was such a treat because I had never been to Providence and found myself charmed by the small New England city.

The festival hosted some wonderful and interesting vendors. There was a lot of jewelry, ceramics, and glass. Therefore, Marsha’s sculptural, metal work stood out from the crowd.

taking welding to a whole new artistic level

A She-Weld signature bowl

Her bowls are probably her most signature piece, but, in recent years, Marsha has started to branch out into jewelry.

She-Weld Jewelry Collection

I’m probably biased towards her items because she is family. None the less, the festival was awesome and I can’t wait to find a reason to spend more time in Providence.

Marsha is planning on having a studio sale next weekend (Dec. 12th). She works in the Red Hook neighborhood of Brooklyn.

She’s been trying to convince me to give welding a try. However, because of my clumsy tendencies, I think it is best if I stay away from the heavy machinery. In the meantime, I’m content to admire her artwork.

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Written by Stephanie Wolf

Stephanie Wolf

An Atlanta native, Stephanie Wolf has performed professionally with the Minnesota Ballet, James Sewell Ballet, the Metropolitan Opera, and Wonderbound (formerly Ballet Nouveau Colorado). She has a BA in Liberal Studies from St. Mary’s College of California. Her writing has been published in national and regional media outlets, including Dance Informa, Indianapolis Star, and the Twin Cities Daily Planet. Currently, Stephanie lives in Denver, where she is a public radio producer and reporter. She loves bluegrass, cooking, Netflix, and owls.