Toe River Arts | Metals
Alena Applerose is a maker and art educator living in the South Toe River Valley in western North Carolina. Her works are heavily influenced by the natural world, family and cultural traditions and the ideas of reduce, reuse, recycle. She believes that each life is meant to be adorned with beauty: body, mind and home. In her home studio you will find handmade jewelry and useful household adornments made of copper, reclaimed steel, enamels, semi-precious stones & found objects; as well as her pop-art style graphic digital illustrations on a number of useful items.