Jewelry

Taylor Gilante

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January 28 @ 11:41 pm

Hello my friends! I am Taylor, but I tend to go by Tay. Owner and creator of my small business Treasures By Tay! I have been creating with my hands since a very young age but started metalsmithing about 4 years ago and have continued to pour my heart and…

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Corrin Carr

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January 28 @ 11:41 pm

Olwen Jewelry is designed and created by Florida native, Corrin Carr in her West Palm Beach storefront studio. A lifelong love for jewelry turned into a career in vintage jewelry, which sparked the fire.  One day, on a friend’s invitation to cash in a Groupon for a silversmithing class, making…

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Miguel Monzon

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January 28 @ 11:41 pm

Born in Asuncion, Paraguay, South America. Miguel with his three brothers and his parents emigrated to the United States at the age of twelve. Soon after landing at JFK international airport, before getting into a taxi, Miguel found a quarter at his feet and soon realized his dream. “The streets…

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Jennifer Wells

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January 28 @ 11:41 pm

Jennifer Wells is a studio artist and educator originally from the U.S. but currently living in Italy. She holds an MFA, in Metalsmithing & Jewelry Design and has completed artist-in-residencies at Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts in Gatlinburg, TN, Pocosin Arts in Columbia, NC, and the Jentel Foundation near…

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Michel McNabb

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January 28 @ 11:41 pm

Michel McNabb is a metal smith from Cincinnati, Ohio who now resides in Wellington, Florida. She combines her skills of carving wax, metal smithing, and enameling to create unique jewelry and vessels. Michel earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Denison University and moved to Spain after graduating. This…

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Nancy Costello

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January 28 @ 11:41 pm

Nancy Costello grew up in Brooklyn and first studied Fashion Design at Pratt Inst. then became a freelance photographer and received a BS degree from SUNY and an MFA from NYU. She worked as a photo editor at Newsday for 10 years, but the whole time she loved making jewelry!…

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Wayne Werner

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January 28 @ 11:41 pm

Wayne Werner is a third-generation metalsmith from Baltimore. He has made his living as a maker for over 30 years. He has traveled around the world to learn with metal workers from Italy and Egypt to Java and Bali. Specializing in cold forging precious metals, Werner has incorporated the traditional…

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Andrew Kuebeck

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January 28 @ 11:41 pm

Andrew Kuebeck received his BFA from Bowling Green State University in 2008 and his MFA in Jewelry Design and Metalsmithing from Indiana University in 2011. He is an Assistant Professor and Area Head of the Jewelry/Metals/Enameling Department at Kent State University. Andrew works in a variety of formats ranging from…

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Umut Demirgüç Thurman

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January 28 @ 11:41 pm

Originally from Istanbul, Turkey, Umut builds upon her background in textile design in her jewelry and metalwork. Learning is a life-long process that evolves through continual exploration in the studio, both as an instructor as well as a maker. The unique experience of creating beautiful objects by hand is a…

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James Thurman

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January 28 @ 11:41 pm

James Thurman is an Associate Professor at the University of North Texas’ College of Visual Arts & Design, where he is Program Coordinator for the Metalsmithing & Jewelry program.  Nearly twenty years ago, he began experimenting with the combination of paper and resin, which would ultimately become the material he…

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