Victoria Dumbaugh is a Boston based artist and jeweler working primarily in metal and dealing with themes of the female figure. Born and raised in Sarasota, FL she attended the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, and after her graduation in 2011 set up shop in the Distillery Building in South Boston, founding the interdisciplinary arts collaborative Studio 12B. She has studied at Penland School of Craft in Penland NC, where she took intensive courses on lamp-working and metal raising. She has worked for the Artist Janet Echelman as a Studio Assistant and Project Manager and currently also works at European Watch Company on Newbury St. where she restores and refinishes high-end men's watches.
Areas of Expertise
Art, jewelry, watch restoration
I'm passionate about
History, mythology, the female figure, and the natural world. In my work I try and understand and explore these ideas and their interaction.
Talk to me about
Art, design, metalsmithing, mythology, nature, aquaponics, vivariums, talk radio, really anything!
People don't know I'm good at
Sword fighting of all kinds, horseback riding, whatever might help me should I need to be a blacksmith in the middle ages. Also I love building vivariums, aquariums, and enclosed ecosystems.