Texas Tech University

Chelsea Stone - Artist in Residence

Nationally Active Arts Entrepreneur
Owner, Eye Candy Jewelry, LLC 
April 16th & 17th, 2019

Chelsea Stone

Prescott, Arizona based studio artist and 2002 MFA alumna of Texas Tech Chelsea Stone is a nationally active arts entrepreneur. Her company, Eye Candy Jewelry LLC, is currently represented in numerous museum stores across the United States. She has also sold her work in over 50 galleries across the United States. She has an extremely successful online business.

Ms. Stone is routinely juried into nationally recognized entrepreneurial showcases. While at these showcases, she sells her colorful and whimsical jewelry to a national and international audience of collectors, businesses, etc. In addition to these entrepreneurial events, Ms. Stone travels across the United States conducting workshops. She has taught classes in jewelry and glasswork at the university level. Her work has been featured in Lark Book Publications, 1000 Rings and 1000 Beads, and also in Lapidary Journal Magazine.

Join us at the following workshops, lectures and demonstrations.

Tuesday, April 16th in Room 100, 3D Art Annex

  • 3:30-6:30 PM: Workshop, Open Studio

Wednesday, April 17th in Room 100, 3D Art Annex

  • 11:00-12:00 PM Artist Lecture
  • 12:00-2:00 PM Glass Casting & Glass Bead Workshops (sponsored by Metals Club)
  • 3:00-4:00 PM: Lecture on Entrepreneurialism in the Arts
  • 4:00-5:30 PM: Open Studio
  • 7:00-9:00 PM: Teacher Appreciation Workshop (Sponsored by School of Art and Metals Club, open to students and teachers)

This artist in residency is supported in part with funds from the Ryla T. & John F. Lott Endowment for Excellence in the Visual Arts, Student Government Association, Metals
Club of Texas Tech University, TTU School of Art, and the J.T. & Margaret Talkington College of Visual & Performing Arts. We would also like to thank our private donors for their generous support.