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Funlola Coker, Metalsmithing/Jewelry
  • Funlola Coker, Metalsmithing: Forged and Fabricated Objects

Funlola Coker

Funlola Coker is Nigerian by birth. In 2007 she moved to Memphis, TN to pursue a BFA in Sculpture from Memphis College of Art. She is a metalsmith, with a limited production line of jewelry and the occasional household object. Coker is currently an MFA candidate in Metal at SUNY New Paltz. Her wearable collections are influenced by North African architecture, West African textiles and the futurism of science fiction. Bold colors, patterns and unconventional shapes are present in these pieces. She believes that jewelry is a form of adornment, reserved not just for women, but for anyone with the desire to don a pair of earrings, a cuff or more. See Funlola's work on her website and on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/funlolacoker/?hl=en

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