Brummel is an internationally recognized jewelry artist – and local favorite – who creates contemporary, sculptural pieces using precious metals, enameling, organic and synthetic materials. Carnelian, black onyx, jade, lapis lazuli and jasper are among the stones colorful stones used in this Minneapolis artist’s work. His designs carry echoes of the late 19th and early 20th century artists whose work he admires: Klee, Calder and Miro.
Since 1981, Heinz has participated in numerous group and solo shows throughout the United States and overseas. His work is sought by collectors of contemporary art jewelry in the US and Europe and is included in the collections of the Racine Art Museum in Wisconsin; the Minnesota Museum of American Art and the Minnesota Historical Society in St Paul; and the Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC.