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Andrew Thornton
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Want to have a little fun?  Join us for a Girl's Night Out at Carol and Dave's!  That's Thursday, April 24th from 6PM to 8PM!
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Novel Art Submission 2: Here Be Dragons...
Originally, I was only going to make the mermaid sculpture for Novel Art, but then I started conversing with the Director of the Ligonier Valley Library and I remembered her talking about a fantasy series featuring dragons.  Once the idea to make a dragon w...
Originally, I was only going to make the mermaid sculpture for Novel Art, but then I started conversing with the Director of the Ligonier Valley Library and I remembered her talking about a fantasy series featuring dragons.  ...
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Novel Art Submission...
Our local library has a really cool fundraising project called, Novel Art.  The concept is that they part with old books no longer in circulation and give the decommissioned books to participants with the task of turning the books into pieces that can then ...
Our local library has a really cool fundraising project called, Novel Art.  The concept is that they part with old books no longer in circulation and give the decommissioned books to participants with the task of turning the ...
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From the Vault: Day 24 Bracelet...
Here's another piece that I created for the Fusion Beads 30 Day Bead Challenge.  The prompt for Day 24 of the celebration of National Craft Month was to learn a new technique. For this challenge, I asked William to show me how to kumihimo.  I've been watchi...
Here's another piece that I created for the Fusion Beads 30 Day Bead Challenge.  The prompt for Day 24 of the celebration of National Craft Month was to learn a new technique. For this challenge, I asked William to show me ho...
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Above the Clouds and Under Every Petal...
When I was little, I used to love the saying that "every cloud has a silver-lining" .  I would imagine clouds with sparkling interiors, that gleamed like polished chrome.  In my mind, the sky was filled with floating Airstream Travel Trailers hiding in plan...
When I was little, I used to love the saying that "every cloud has a silver-lining".  I would imagine clouds with sparkling interiors, that gleamed like polished chrome.  In my mind, the sky was filled with floating Airstream...
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Thursday Giveaway Winner...
Let's put our hands together and congratulate Andra on being the winner of the most recent Thursday Giveaway !  Congratulations, Andra!  She won a selection of Swarovski Crystal Skull Beads courtesy of Fusion Beads !  A big thanks goes out to everyone who p...
Let's put our hands together and congratulate Andra on being the winner of the most recent Thursday Giveaway!  Congratulations, Andra!  She won a selection of Swarovski Crystal Skull Beads courtesy of Fusion Beads!  A big tha...
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Check out my mermaid sculpture for Novel Art!
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From the Vault: Day 25 Necklace...
Here's another piece that I created for the Fusion Beads 30 Day Bead Challenge that I never posted.  This one was created for the Day 25 prompt to use a bead that's been in my bead stash forever.  With this particular challenge, my biggest problem was selec...
Here's another piece that I created for the Fusion Beads 30 Day Bead Challenge that I never posted.  This one was created for the Day 25 prompt to use a bead that's been in my bead stash forever.  With this particular challen...
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30 Words Thursday...
Moon child, am I.  Follower of the midnight lantern, with wide-eyed insomnia, I stare at the silver in the trees.  Restless tossing gives way to quiet creativity – a lunar frenzy.
Moon child, am I.  Follower of the midnight lantern, with wide-eyed insomnia, I stare at the silver in the trees.  Restless tossing gives way to quiet creativity – a lunar frenzy.
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Sea Spiral Necklace...
A few months ago, a friend picked up an ammonite at the shop and commissioned me to create a piece out of it for her.  She used the ominous words, "take your time" .  I hate to admit this, but when someone says to do it at my leisure... I do.  I think about...
A few months ago, a friend picked up an ammonite at the shop and commissioned me to create a piece out of it for her.  She used the ominous words, "take your time".  I hate to admit this, but when someone says to do it at my ...
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Artist, Writer, Jewelry Designer
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  • Self-Employed
    Artist, Writer, Jewelry Designer, present
  • Cosi Inc.
  • 'Wichcraft
  • Interweave Press
  • Allegory Gallery
    Creative Director/Consultant
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Bolivar, PA
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Winter Park, FL - New York, NY - Asheville, NC - Oviedo, FL - Bolivar, PA
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Artist, Writer, Jewelry Designer
Introduction

Andrew Thornton is a professional fine artist who left the hustle and bustle of New York City for rural Pennsylvania. His work can be seen in private collections around the globe. He is a regular contributor to books and magazines.  Andrew is also the Creative Director of Allegory Gallery in Ligonier, PA.

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survived skin cancer
Education
  • School of Visual Arts
    Fine Arts
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