Shoal Mobile detail Tory Hughes©2015 copy
Shoal Mobile, detail  Tory Hughes©2015  polymer, acrylic, steel, silver   photography©Penina Meisels 2016


Detail of Orrery Necklace Tory Hughes©1992
Orrery Necklace, detail courtesy of RAM Tory Hughes©1992 polymer, acrylic, gold leaf, brass, found objects

My jewelry and sculpture are in the permanent collections of
MAD- Museum of

Art+Design in NYC;
MFA- Museum of Fine Arts in Boston;
RAM- the Racine Art Museum; and private collections internationally.


Aquarelle 1, Tory Hughes©2012 polymers, acrylic, gold leaf, gold wire
Aquarelle, showing Koi Pond techniques.

First time for this workshop! Learn to color, pattern, compose and elaborate translucencies in golds and silvers, with techniques I’ve been developing for ten years! Held at my studio in Santa Fe.
Deposit of $100 to hold your spot. Click here.
Balance due Feb. 23
Details: Hotels, places to eat, a map, click here.


Next workshop “Spring Morning Mokume Gane”     April 15, 16, 17

Most workshops this year: $495. All materials and tools included.
$100 deposit, remainder is due 3 weeks before workshop.
Friday – Sunday 10am -5pm. 10 people max.
We structured these to give you time for museums and galleries while you’re here. Enjoy!


Your creative accomplishments depend on nourishing your artmaking with high-quality workshops, books, tutorials and personal training. Join us at our Atelier to ramp up your creativity.

Tory Hughes, Santa Fe creativity expert and artist

Are you feeling stuck in creative work? Have you mislaid the map to your artistic goals? Lost faith in your passion and purpose? I’ve been there and made it back.
You can make it too, and I’ll show you how.
Think of me as a private tour guide to your inner creative territories.
Master your creativity, apply it to your life, and get things done. It’s your creative landscape- own it.
The Inner Sherpa.

feathered pot copy
“If you truly want to break out of creative lock-down, Tory Hughes’ Inner Sherpa work will make it so!  ” Sidney O.


THE INNER SHERPA MANUAL  Are time or resources keeping you from private work to explore your art? This is for you!

The Five Simple Directions
takes you through the same process we do in person, but on your own time.
This five-part course manual asks you questions, gives you ideas, sets exercises and assignments: all to help you break through to your creative goals. Click here to purchase! Time to get on your way.mmmmmm


RECENT EVENTS November 20-22

"Malmo" Air Sculpture Tory Hughes©2015 polymer, steel
“New Works: Air Sculptures and Mobiles”

Studio Opening of my new mobiles and elevated artworks. Nov. 20-22    12 – 6pm


1437 Paseo de Peralta, Santa Fe, NM  87501                          victoria@toryhughes.com

DragonSpeech Book Tory Hughes©1997 PMC, polymer, papyrus, mylar, acrylic Aquarelle Necklace Tory Hughes©2011 polymer, stone, glass, silver, acrylic Moorea Necklace Tory Hughes©2010 polymer, gold, glass, acrylic, paua shell Walking Spot Pot, Tory Hughes ©1996 Polymer, acrylic, steel SeaCliff Brooch Tory Hughes©2012 Polymer, acrylic, gold GB Vermillion Angel Spring Bunny Pull-Toy Tory Hughes©2003 Polymer, wood, acrylic, silk, brass, plastic SeaCliff Brooch Tory Hughes©2012 Polymer, acrylic, gold. silver "Trebizond" Imitative Techniques Tiled Plaque Tory Hughes©1994-2010 polymer, silver, brass, acrylic, paper, transfers, various other media