Roger Rimel Artist Statement
Aerial views of landscape patterns inspire my work. Gold and silver jewelry are fabricated, accented with gemstones, using techniques of fusing, forging, chasing, and reticulation. Each is a small-scale reflection of vast earth surfaces.
Roger Rimel is an award winning goldsmith and artist living in St. Louis, MO. He exhibits his work locally and nationally and has taught workshops at Idyllwild Arts, in California, Boulder Metalsmithing Association, (BOMA ) Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville, and Craft Alliance Center of Art + Design. His work is included in Art Jewelry 3, and Maker Magic, by Connie Fox. He is represented by Ayesha Gallery, Englewood New Jersey, Craft Alliance Center of Art + Design, in St. Louis, MO, P&M Artworks.