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Andrew Thornton
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Frenzied Motion Challenge Reveal...
Today is the reveal for the Frenzied Motion Challenge!  Hurray!   CLICK HERE to take a look at what was in the kit.  It was a vibrant blend of shocking pinks, icy blues, and cool purples. And without further ado... here's the reveal: This necklace was made ...
Today is the reveal for the Frenzied Motion Challenge!  Hurray!  CLICK HERE to take a look at what was in the kit.  It was a vibrant blend of shocking pinks, icy blues, and cool purples. And without further ado... here's the ...
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The Charm Club...
Back in 2008, my friend Norma had an idea to help me raise additional funds for some of my creative projects.   The Charm Club is basically like a Cheese-of-the-Month Club, where you get a new and different cheese every month in the mail.  Instead of cheese...
Back in 2008, my friend Norma had an idea to help me raise additional funds for some of my creative projects.  The Charm Club is basically like a Cheese-of-the-Month Club, where you get a new and different cheese every month ...
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BeadFest Philadelphia Spring 2015...
I originally wasn't going to attend the spring BeadFest show in Philadelphia.  We've been so busy lately, that the thought of leaving for a long weekend was laughable.  But... it just so happened that my "work from home" day aligned with plans a friend made...
I originally wasn't going to attend the spring BeadFest show in Philadelphia.  We've been so busy lately, that the thought of leaving for a long weekend was laughable.  But... it just so happened that my "work from home" day ...
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Bead and Craft Bloggers...
5 Free Art Bead Jewelry Projects Today Heather brings you a preview of the projects featured in the 2015 Bead Cruise Program. The Writing and Art of Andrew Thornton Winter is coming... actually, it's spring!  But the new season of Game of Thrones starts soo...
5 Free Art Bead Jewelry Projects Today Heather brings you a preview of the projects featured in the 2015 Bead Cruise Program. The Writing and Art of Andrew Thornton Winter is coming... actually, it's spring!  But the new seas...
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Game of Thrones Jewelry Challenge Reveal 4...
Okay, I promise this is the last of the pieces that I created for the Game of Thrones Jewelry Challenge that Heather Powers of HumbleBeads initiated.  (For now!)  I swear... I could just keep making things for years! One of my favorite characters from Game ...
Okay, I promise this is the last of the pieces that I created for the Game of Thrones Jewelry Challenge that Heather Powers of HumbleBeads initiated.  (For now!)  I swear... I could just keep making things for years! One o...
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Bead and Craft Bloggers...
Art Bead Scene Check out our new challenge piece for the month ahead! A Bead A Day Enjoy seeing how beaders use the same supplies in their own unique ways?  Check out this blog hop reveal! The Writing and Art of Andrew Thornton Check out what the Inspired b...
Art Bead Scene Check out our new challenge piece for the month ahead! A Bead A Day Enjoy seeing how beaders use the same supplies in their own unique ways?  Check out this blog hop reveal! The Writing and Art of Andrew Thornt...
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Check out the latest incarnation of The Charm Club!
Back in 2008, my friend Norma had an idea to help me raise additional funds for some of my creative projects.  The Charm Club is basically like a Cheese-of-the-Month Club, where you get a new and different cheese every month ...
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Adam Falls at Linn Run...
Now that the weather is getting nicer, I'm determined to venture forth a little more.  It's hard for me, because I naturally gravitate towards work.  I guess that's because the work that I do is more than just a job, but a calling.  I love what I do.  Creat...
Now that the weather is getting nicer, I'm determined to venture forth a little more.  It's hard for me, because I naturally gravitate towards work.  I guess that's because the work that I do is more than just a job, but a ca...
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Roaring Run...
At the last minute, we decided to go on a Botanical Society walk.  We've been caught up with work and it's easy to fall into a rhythm of work-home-repeat.  (And for a workaholic like me, even the sanctuary of home isn't safe from work!)  So, we decided to t...
At the last minute, we decided to go on a Botanical Society walk.  We've been caught up with work and it's easy to fall into a rhythm of work-home-repeat.  (And for a workaholic like me, even the sanctuary of home isn't safe ...
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Dragon Frame of Mind...
I've had dragons on my mind a lot lately.  It's probably because I listen to audiobooks while I work in the studio and a lot of them feature dragons.  I just finished listening to Deborah Harkness 's All Souls Trilogy: " A Discovery of Witches ", " Shadow o...
I've had dragons on my mind a lot lately.  It's probably because I listen to audiobooks while I work in the studio and a lot of them feature dragons.  I just finished listening to Deborah Harkness's All Souls Trilogy: "A Disc...
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Game of Thrones Jewelry Challenge Reveal 3...
Once I started making things inspired by Game of Thrones, I couldn't stop!  I decided to make another piece for the Game of Thrones Jewelry Challenge that Heather Powers of HumbleBeads has arranged. One of the quotes that stood out for me was, "Dark wings, ...
Once I started making things inspired by Game of Thrones, I couldn't stop!  I decided to make another piece for the Game of Thrones Jewelry Challenge that Heather Powers of HumbleBeads has arranged. One of the quotes that s...
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Game of Thrones Challenge Reveal 2...
In my last post, I mentioned that the world George R. R. Martin created is abundantly lush with detail.  It'd be easy to spend years creating things inspired by the books and the TV show and not get bored.  That's one of the things that I love about the Gam...
In my last post, I mentioned that the world George R. R. Martin created is abundantly lush with detail.  It'd be easy to spend years creating things inspired by the books and the TV show and not get bored.  That's one of the ...
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In his circles
104 people
Have him in circles
315 people
Marie-Noel Voyer-Cramp's profile photo
Bukola Ekundayo's profile photo
Molly Schaller's profile photo
Vladislav Ivanov's profile photo
Sara Oehler's profile photo
Keirsten Giles's profile photo
Shannon LeVart's profile photo
Cindy Gimbrone's profile photo
Allegory Gallery's profile photo
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Artist, Writer, Jewelry Designer
Employment
  • Self-Employed
    Artist, Writer, Jewelry Designer, present
  • Cosi Inc.
  • 'Wichcraft
  • Interweave Press
  • Allegory Gallery
    Creative Director/Consultant
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Currently
Bolivar, PA
Previously
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.

Bragging rights
survived skin cancer
Education
  • School of Visual Arts
    Fine Arts
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Gender
Male