Nyya Lark is one of five artists whose works are featured throughout February 2021 at the Arts & Crafts Cooperative, Inc. (ACCI). The show also includes San Fransisco’s Bayview artist Ron Moultrie Saunders, who was Hunters Point Shipyard Artist in Residence in 2014-15.
1652 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley CA 94709
open Monday-Saturday: 11am-6pm and Sunday: 12pm-5pm
From the gallery’s online announcement:
“ACCI is celebrating Black History Month with artists we were honored to show in our Art of Resilience exhibition last October. Click on individual gallery photos to see titles and descriptions of the work. Each week we will focus on one artist and their work on our social media pages; we hope you’ll enjoy this unique online event featuring: LE Bohemian Muse | Ron Moultrie-Saunders | Nyya Lark | TheArthur Wright | Suzane Beaubrun…
“Nyya Lark is a self taught jewelry artist, creating one of a kind jewelry designs/wearable art since 1983. Using the precious metals of sterling, fine silver, gold and natural elements in the art of metalsmithing. Being passionate about education has led and continues to lead her in discovering new techniques, and tried and true approaches in developing new designs. Her work has been carried over the years in various retail stores and galleries in the Bay Area.
“The Primitive Necklace Series: Drawing on combined contemporary and natural design elements, these neck adornments recall our origins and ancestral connections to the natural world, then and now through time. They are a reminder of who we are and how far we have come as a ‘tribe’, as a people.“