Alicia jane boswell
Alicia received her MFA in Metalsmithing/Jewelry from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. She has attained positions of visiting professor, sabbatical replacement, adjunct faculty, studio assistant/technician, artist-in-residence, and visiting (workshop) instructor at arts/crafts education centers around the United States and internationally.
In 2013 Alicia was also honored to be invited to assist and display work in a small workshop at the Metropolitan Museum of Art/Ratti Textile Center which coincided with the exhibition “Gems of European Lace” 1600-1920 and in April of the same
year she was invited by the Textile Support Organization in Pavia Italy to exhibit work, lecture and teach a small workshop on incorporating lace-making techniques in contemporary jewelry. Working for the jewelry industry as a full time goldsmith and stone setter for the past few years, Alicia presently resides in West Palm Beach Florida where she just a finished a 8 month residency at the Armory Art Center teaching and working as a full time studio jeweler.
In her present work she incorporates the technique of Champlevé enamel on sterling and fine silver, copper or steel, by manipulating the surfaces of metal and enamel, allowing for rich tactile qualities, pattern and color.