Name: Ron Butkovich
Business Name: RSB Design Co
Art Media: jewelry
Art Form: Jewelry
Artist History: Park City, Utah-based jewelry designer, Ron S. Butkovich, looks to both the natural world and the human world for inspiration is his unconventional, organic pieces. When creating handcrafted jewelry, I think of each piece as a mini sculpture, with an edge of humor and discovery.
Artist Statement: Primarily using the techniques of lost wax and fabrication, Ron delights in the unpredictable use of traditional materials, including precious metals and stones. Perhaps most importantly, in both his life and his work, Ron strives to balance the precious and the everyday. Consequently, his work is collected around the world by those share Rons vision of beauty in daily life. Ron rejuvenates his creativity through both quiet connections to the natural worldas a passionate master gardenerand through social connections to the human world. Ron is an active member of his community, where he is involved with the towns historic society, professional artists association and public art committee.