Manel, Lisa Slovis
Lisa Slovis Mandel is a Metalsmith whose work includes jewelry, Judaica, and objects for the home. By incorporating movement and function in these pieces, the participant is enticed to interact with them on a more intimate and tactile level. Developed around characteristics of childhood toys, natural beauty, everyday play and traditional ceremonial objects, these pieces can be used, rearranged and played with. Mandel creates serious looking yet whimsical pieces using sterling silver or pewter with accents in brass, bronze, and nickel.
Lisa Slovis Mandel received her MFA from San Diego State in 1998 and her BFA from University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1995. She exhibits at shows across the country, teaches; workshops, high school, and college, and also does custom work.She works out of her studio in San Diego, California.