Interview Type: Gallery

Irene Belfi

Irene Belfi recently opened her eponymous jewelry gallery in Milan, Italy. The Italian gallerist has traveled extensively, and she interned at Galerie Marzee before opening her own space. In this interview, we talk about Belfi’s decision to become a gallerist and the inspiration behind her minimal but intriguing gallery interior. Akiko Kurihara, Faces, 2017, necklace, …

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Doreen Timmers

Newly opened in 2017, Galerie Door showcases international art jewelry by artists whose works invoke a sense of wonder through their craftsmanship, materials, and subject matter. In this interview, gallerist Doreen Timmers discusses her approach to presenting and contextualizing art jewelry to new audiences in her region. Valérie Wagner, Temps, 2017, necklace, dripstone from the …

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Shane Prada

Promotional image for the exhibit Radical Jewelry Makeover: Baltimore, Baltimore landmarks and Baltimore Jewelry Center staff/instructor Erica Bello, 2017, photo: Laura Ferrara The Baltimore Jewelry Center is a refreshing addition to the art jewelry and metalsmithing world on the East Coast. A crafts school, exhibitions gallery, and retail space under one roof, the center is …

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Anna Schetelich

Anna Schetelich at OONA Gallery, June 2017, photo: Charlotte Schetelich After studying cultural science, Anna Schetelich had the pleasure of collaborating with several different museums in Berlin. During this time, the crossovers between art and fashion became very popular, and she was introduced to art jewelry by a friend. This discovery fascinated her to the …

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Jenna Shaifer

Ombré Gallery, front of gallery, photo: Ombré Gallery It’s always exciting to see a new gallery emerge in the art jewelry field. Ombré Gallery opened this past fall and already has an exciting roster of artists. Jenna Shaifer, the gallery’s founder and director, introduces us to her gallery and discusses what excites her about the …

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Katrin Eitner

Katrin Eitner at the gallery during the exhibition Ulo Florack Smashed Investment on the Wall, Berlin, 2015, photo: Galerie Katrin Eitner Galerie Katrin Eitner is located in Berlin, Germany and experiments with new ways to be a contemporary jewelry gallery in these times of great change. Her model is not focused on a brick-and-mortar location, …

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Elena Rizzi

OHMYBLUE team photo taken outside the gallery, with Alessandro Laita, Bruna Pini, Chiaralice Rizzi, and Elena Rizzi, photo: Riccardo Banfi OH MY BLUE, in Venice, Italy, is a gallery and retail space exhibiting contemporary art jewelry as well as designer housewares and clothing. In this conversation, gallerist Elena Rizzi discusses her bespoke display system, describes …

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Nora McCarthy

Nora McCarthy, Graphite Drawing by Jordan Lentz, 2017, photo: Lillstreet Art Center Chicago’s Lillstreet Art Center is home to artist studios, art classes in a variety of mediums, an artist-in-residence program, and the multiple exhibition spaces that make up Lillstreet Gallery. In this interview, I speak with Jewelry Curator Nora McCarthy about her role in …

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Geraldine Fenn

Geraldine Fenn, Lover’s Eye, 2015, pin, silver, 9-karat yellow gold, oil paint on brass, diamond, pearl, 85 x 25 x 8 mm, photo: Sarah de Pina Tinsel Gallery, in South Africa, is developing a reputation for showcasing innovative and exciting work, mixing commercial events with more conceptually driven exhibitions that push the boundaries of art …

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Karin Roy Andersson

Malin Lövgren, Linnéa Eriksson, Karin Roy Andersson, Hanna Liljenberg, 2016, photo: Lasse Karlsson Established in 2010 and located in Gothenburg, Four’s concept combines a contemporary jewelry gallery, shop, and workshop in a creative space that showcases the owners’ own work, as well as artists from around the world. In a vibrant art jewelry city such …

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Eliana Negroni

Exhibition view, Gioielli in Fermento 2016, Torre Fornello Ancient Stables, Piacenza Hills, Italy, photo: Angela Petrarelli Passionate about both wine and contemporary jewelry, Eliana Negroni discusses the rise and rise of Gioielli in Fermento, an international jewelry competition whose brief seeks to marry wine with jewelry. Run out of Italy’s wine hills, this project taps into the …

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