Metal is my passion, with serendipitous adventures in other mediums. I usually work with fine or sterling silver, and occasionally with copper and bronze. Artmaking is a satisfying use of technical skills to explore infinite choices and challenges. My current studio obsession is contemporary Italian Filigree.
Dorothy Kane is a founding member of The Art Shop in addition to being a studio artist and art educator with postgraduate studies in art. After retiring from Huron Valley Schools, she moved to Grand Rapids and taught several Jewelry courses at Kendall College of Art and Design Continuing Studies. She currently enjoys creative pursuits, family, and a number of volunteer activities.
Career highlights: Fulbright-Hays/U of M Group Award; History Channel’s Save Our History Grant Project Director, Milford, MI; National Tech Prep Conference presenter; MI Art Education Association State Conference presenter; USDE Reinventing High Schools/Smaller Learning Communities Delegate; Numerous partnerships.