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LYNDA WATSON-ABBOTT






Japan-Motifs #2
Brooch
fine and sterling silver, 18k and 22k gold
21/2" x 23/8" x 5/8"







Date of Birth: 1940

Place of Birth: Orange, California



TEACHING EXPERIENCE


  • Currently teaching at:
  • Taught at: Cabrillo College from 1970 to 1995
  • Taught at: California State University from 1969 to 1970
  • Taught at: Arrowmount School of Arts and Crafts in 1979
  • Taught at: Summer Art Workshop at Colorado Mountain College in 1979 and 1980


UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION


School: Orange Coast College
Years: 1958 to 1961
Major: Graphic Design
Degree: AA
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School: California State University - Long Beach
Years: 1964 to 1967
Major: Painting/Drawing (1966), Metals (1967)
Degree: BA
Instructor: Alvin Pine


GRADUATE EDUCATION


School: Rochester Institute of Technology
Years: 1967 to 1968
Major: Metals
Degree: none
Instructor: Hans Christensen


School: California State University - Long Beach
Years: 1967 to 1969, 1975 to 1977
Major: Metals
Degree: MA & MFA
Instructor: Alvin Pine
Instructor: Dieter Mueller-Stach


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OTHER RELATED EXPERIENCE


Type: Self-employed Custom Jeweler
Location: Mercuryhead Workshop
Location: Long Beach, California
Years: 1968 to 1970

Type: Jewelry Designer
Location: Reed & Barton Silversmiths
Location: Taunton, Massachusetts
Years: 1976 to 1977


Students of Lynda Watson-Abbott whom she feels were major contributors to the field of Jewelry/Metalsmithing but have not taught on a college level:

  • Kris Pazlaff
  • Carol Webb
  • Merry Lee Rae
  • Cutte Cherin
  • Patrick Stafford
  • Larry White


BIOGRAPHY