Adina Gwatkin-Artists Statement
Iíve always wanted to fuse creativity with functional design. After a successful decade of making bold, hand painted wooden jewelry in the over accessorized 1980's, I moved from Toronto, Ontario to Squamish, British Columbia. I had changed locations and now it was time to try something new artistically. I used my experience and skills from jewelry making and painted a few hammers and garden tools with my newly developed "carved paint " technique - they were a hit! Over the past twelve years Iíve refined my techniques and expanded my line to include kitchen items and serving utensils. Whether you are entertaining guests, giving a gift, or using these tools in your everyday life the "Painted Tools" collection will add whimsy and elegance to your home.