On the Wings of Forever – Opal Carving #IOJDAA

Posted on Aug 1, 2015

$1200 – Entry for the 2015 International Opal Jewellery Design Awards in Australia – IOJDAA On the Wings of Forever by Kerry Jo Montoya Coober Pedy opalized shell carving Size: 9 ct and 27x22x3.5 mm Brightness: B5 Bodytone: Light based Available for sale:  https://www.etsy.com/listing/244332933/on-the-wings-of-forever-green-opal One side has a carving of a wing while the other has abstract, flowing...

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A Rose by the Sea – Opal Carving #IOJDAA

Posted on Aug 1, 2015

$1200 – Entry for the 2015 International Opal Jewellery Design Awards in Australia – IOJDAA A Rose by the Sea by Kerry Jo Montoya Coober Pedy opalized shell carving Size: 21.6 ct and 28x22x9 mm Brightness: B4 Bodytone: N7, semi-black Available on Etsy: https://www.etsy.com/listing/244329867/a-rose-by-the-sea-opal-carving-semi The front is a rose and I kept the back side as an homage to the shell.  This gorgeous gemstone kept me completely mesmerized while carving....

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World Jade Symposium – Mercy Flows – Bronze Award!

Posted on Nov 25, 2014

$395| Getting Started | The Tools | Pendant Creation | Finished Pendant | Sculpture Creation | Finished Sculpture Finally!  It’s finished!  I’m happy to announce that this entry won a Bronze Award at the 2014 World Jade Symposium! MERCY FLOWS by Kerry Jo Montoya, © 2014 My sin was paid With mighty throes Encased in jade His mercy flows Cross Pendant with .925 Sterling Silver Wrap & 16” Chain Wyoming Nephrite Jade, 72mm x 47 mm Lightning Ridge Black Opal 1.5 ct A few years ago I had a batch of potch & color from Lightning Ridge Australia.  While cutting into the parcel I...

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Art of the Heart Exhibit

Posted on Feb 6, 2014

CONSIDER Copyright © 2014 Kerry Jo Montoya All Rights Reserved   $745.00 plus shipping. Contact Me:kjofineart@cox.net Item # OCF16X20-010214     Created for & accepted into the Annual Paseo Member’s Show. The show is opened on National Wear Red day to raise awareness for heart disease. As many of you know, this is a topic near and dear to my heart. I’ve drastically reduced my own risk and have a passion to help others do the same.  Now that the show is over this painting is available for sale. PASEO ARTS ASSOCIATION & OKLAHOMA HEART HOSPITAL 2014 ANNUAL MEMBER’S...

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Obsession

Posted on Feb 2, 2014

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College Education

Posted on May 15, 2003

Kerry Jo Montoya graduated Oklahoma City University with a B.F.A. Magna cum laude in Studio Art. Also a recipient of the Yamamoto Art Scholarship, Fritz Ford Art Scholarship, Iva B. Kelley Scholarship, and the Mary E. Harris Scholarship.

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