Jennifer Trask

Jennifer Trask
Cape Cod, Massachusetts
born Hyannis, MA 1970
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Jennifer Trask uses unlikely materials such as insect wings, rusted steel, and earth in place of precious gemstones. The artist presents natural specimens under glass and engraves the Latin species name or chemical notation on the back of each case, reminding us of the scientists and amateurs who created curiosity cabinets” centuries ago.

Works by This Artist (1 item)

October Necklace

18k royal gold, 18k green gold, 14k palladium, 22k gold with swallowtail, monarch, queen, and silvery checkerspot butterfly wings; yellow soil from Verona, Italy and Spain; red soil from Arizona; ring-necked pheasant feathers; guinea fowl feathers; iron