Deborah Wilson Bellingham

I’ve known I was a sculptor since the age of 13 when I first took a lump of clay and experienced the joy of creation. Living abroad for many decades with my four children in South America, Africa, Indonesia, Malaysia and later by myself in Japan, my artistic spirit grew. Many decades later I was able to develop that skill at Glassell School of Art/Museum of Fine Arts Houston. Thus began my total immersion in sculpting and silversmithing. My education continued at the University of St. Thomas Houston and LSU Baton Rouge where I studied under Chris Hentz.

The ability to translate pure emotion, concepts or subjects into tangible expressions in metal, clay or wax is still to me a miracle. Each design is inspired…literally.

Guilds/Society Member


SNAG Member New Logo 2012.jpg       Society of North American Goldsmiths,   Member since 2008

Mission & Vision

The Society of North American Goldsmiths supports and advances the professional practice of artists, designers, jewelers and metalsmiths. Through education, innovation and leadership, SNAG provides access to a vibrant and passionate community.



 LSU Students go public with 10 sculpturesThe Advocate, Magazine Section E, Front Page Tickler and Page 4 Arts article.


"Art in the Public Sphere"  Exhibition booklet, published by Downtown Duplicating, 4/25/2013 page 14


2012 Designer Jewelry Showcase, see page 66; Editor, Ettagale Blauer, juries this publication by Serbin Communications, Inc. of Santa Barbara, CA.

"The Best of the Best" page 22 and 56 of March 2012 JCK Magazine, Annual Designer Issue Supplement                    



Dec 12, 2011   White Light Nites       The Mid City Art & Design District of Baton Rouge, LA 

May 6, 2011   Hot Nites, Cool Art     The Mid City Art & Design District of Baton Rouge, LA

SNAG 2011 Trunk Show.jpg



May 29, 2011       First Annual Society of American Goldsmiths Trunk Show 

                             Westin Hotel, Seattle, WA


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