1980: Solo exhibit in Taos, New Mexico
1983: First place in Wyoming State Wide competition in three-
1996: Participated in Gallium Gallerie group exhibit on "Bijou Sculpture" in Antibes,France.
Media: 14 K gold, sterling silver, semi-
Style: Original. One-
Interests: Camping, adventure traveling, writing, classical literature and stone collecting.
Resident: Santa Fe, New Mexico, since 1987
I was Born in Sarajevo, Bosnia Herzegovina. I emigrated to the United States when I was 20 years old. I pursued a career as a clinical psychologist and later became interested in art while I worked at the University of Rhode Island Counseling Center, I began attending classes at the Rhode Island School of Design. I became a professional jeweler in 1980.
After I retired, I continued designing and making fine art jewelry.
For more information contact me at VAtyas@aol.com