Lynnsey Jaensen: capstone
The artist's statement: The work I do as an artist always has some deeper or hidden meaning. Whether it is obvious or not really depends on the piece. Some rely directly on text to hint at the meaning behind the piece. In others, the meaning may be represented by a stone, a shape or a number. I find that I become more invested in my work when it represents someone or something special to me. For example, "Love Your Sunshine" is a ring that I made for my mom. The ruby is being held by the silver -- it is being hugged by it, just like my mom hugs me and holds me close. The ruby is also symbolic. ...
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