Randy Stromsöe

Randy Stromsöe
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Randy Stromsoe
Randy J. Stromsoe
Los Angeles, California
born Los Angeles, CA 1951
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Silversmith Randy Stromsoe’s work has been featured at a number of exhibitions and shows, including the Sausalito Art Show, the California Crafts Museum, and the Oakland Museum. His work is in the permanent collections of Colonial Williamsburg, the Santa Anita Racetrack, and the Archdiocese of Los Angeles.

Stromsoe was the last apprentice to Master Silversmith Porter Blanchard and served as the Design Superintendent to Porter Blanchard Silversmiths in Calabasas California from 1975 to 1979.

White House Collection of American Crafts exhibition (Washington D.C.: National Museum of American Art, 1995)

Randy Stromsoe apprenticed with master silversmith Porter Blanchard (18661973), a California craftsman who specialized in hammered hollowware and flatware. Stromsoe continues this tradition, creating vases, bowls, and plates, each of which can take up to one hundred thousand individual hammer blows. He finds shapes for his designs in a wide variety of objects, from trains and cars to sand dunes and basketball hoops, and often finds himself just building and playing” to see where an idea takes him.

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