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Biography
Mary Lynn Podiluk is an Art Jeweller & Goldsmith from Saskatoon, SK, whose recent work alludes to language through evocative, organic forms in metal & resin.

Initially studying Fine Art and Linguistics at the University of Saskatchewan, Mary Lynn decided to pursue an art-centric education; she found the ideal pla… Read More
Mary Lynn Podiluk is an Art Jeweller & Goldsmith from Saskatoon, SK, whose recent work alludes to language through evocative, organic forms in metal & resin.

Initially studying Fine Art and Linguistics at the University of Saskatchewan, Mary Lynn decided to pursue an art-centric education; she found the ideal place at NSCAD University in Halifax, NS, where she graduated with a BFA in Jewellery Design and Metalsmithing in 2012.

Since graduating, Mary Lynn has received a number of accolades. She was awarded first place in the 9th annual National Jewellery Student Competition, hosted by L.A. Pai Gallery in Ottawa, ON, and is a 2013 NICHE Award student winner for excellence in craft design. During the spring & summer of 2013, she represented Saskatchewan in The Canadian Mosaic of Metal in Toronto, ON, was an award recipient in the 30th Biennial Dimensions touring exhibition, and received a Creative Grant from the SK Arts Board to aid in the creation of her newest body of work, Sonance. Read Less
Artist Statement
Viewing found natural objects through the perspective of speech, language & sound, I find inspiration in my environment and across the country. From this, my pieces draw their contour and fluidity, exploring the relationship between conversation & artistic visualization.

Aesthetically, my work is a result of fusiRead More
Viewing found natural objects through the perspective of speech, language & sound, I find inspiration in my environment and across the country. From this, my pieces draw their contour and fluidity, exploring the relationship between conversation & artistic visualization.

Aesthetically, my work is a result of fusing traditional metalsmithing & enamelling techniques with alternative materials; resin forms appear to emit sound, and silver traces its path. Uniting language inspired design, rich colour, and organic texture and form, my jewellery bridges multiple senses, inviting the viewer to experience sound in a visual and tactile way. Read Less
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  • Art Jeweller & Goldsmith, Owner
    Mary Lynn Podiluk Jewellery // Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
  • Goldsmith
    K.M. Paulson Goldsmith Ltd. // Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
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