• Beyond Bling: Jewelry from the Lois Boardman Collection

    We’re honored to join the permanent collection of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art as part of this generous gift.  The show of major and select pieces from the collection runs October 2-February 5.  While our brooch is not on view in the exhibition, it does appear in the accompanying catalog.

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  • CraftBoston Holiday

    December 2-4 Hynes Convention Center 900 Boylston St. Friday       10am – 6pmSaturday   10am – 6pmSunday     11am – 5pm

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  • American Craft magazine

    We were honored to be chosen for the cover of the new American Craft magazine.  There’s a story about us on the inside, written based on a long interview with Diane Daniel, a writer based in the Netherlands.  Diane did a Skype interview with us in February across 9 time zones.  She was particularly interested…

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  • Teresa Faris collaboration

    About three years ago, we started a collaborative project with Teresa Faris from Madison, WI.  We met Teresa at a conference sponsored by the Racine Art Museum, where we admired each others work.  She explained that she’s been working on a project that she calls, “a collaboration with a bird”.  By that, she means her bird…

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The Process

Our collaborative practice involves sending work between our Philadelphia and Santa Fe studios.
We had a strong foundation of working with materials and ideas back in art school, where we met in Rome in 1984. We could not have been more different, or more unlikely to collaborate. David created large abstract paintings in which color and the physicality of paint were a major component. Steve’s work, in contrast, was based on the question: “How can I make a painting as an object, a fully integrated three-dimensional piece?”  Read more 

  • Press

    Read more about our work, we have a selection of PDF’s available to download. 

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  • Galleries

    fordforlano jewelry is featured in art galleries & showrooms nationwide, take a look.

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  • Events

    We travel to craft fairs around the country, see where we’ll be traveling next or where we’ve been before.

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