Faculty

Alicia Jane Boswell

Alicia Jane Boswell received her MFA in Metalsmithing/Jewelry from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. She has attained positions of visiting professor, Jewelry & Metalsmithing artist-in-residence, Studio technician, Museum Exhibitions Assistant, and visiting workshop instructor at arts & crafts education centers around the United States & Internationally including The Center for Enamel Art, Arrowmont School of Arts & Crafts, the Society of Florida Goldsmiths, and The Textile Support Group Pavia Italy & Wollongong Australia.

In 2013 she was honored to be invited to assist and display work in a small workshop at the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Ratti Textile Center which coincided with the exhibition “Gems of European Lace” 1600- 1920. 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 textile/lace jewelry workshop. Alicia also has had the pleasure of exhibiting at SIERAAD the International Jewelry Fair in Amsterdam. Her work can be found in public & private collections, including the Enamel Arts Foundation & The Lace Museum in Sunnyvale California. Alicia resides in West Palm Beach Florida, where she is the Jewelry & Metalsmithing Department Manager at the Armory Art Center & presently teaches enameling & advanced metalsmithing workshops & classes. She also continues to pursue her studio practice with commissions and limited production work.

Alicia currently resides in West Palm Beach, Florida where she is the Jewelry & Metalsmithing Department Manager at the Armory Art Center and the BIJOUX! 2021 Assistant Director.

Alicia Jane Boswell

Amy Wolsky

Amy Wolsky lives in Boca Raton, Florida, and has been a part-time artist for over 50 years.    Her focus is on clay sculpture, specifically animals in motion.  The sculptures are extremely labor intensive, technically challenging, and joyous to construct.  Amy is also a trained    silversmith, enamelist, and stone cutter.  From the age 10 to 25 she attended art school at the De Cordova Museum in Lincoln, MA.  She is a member of the Florida Society of Goldsmiths, Enamel Guild of South Florida, and the Gem and Mineral Society of the Palm Beaches.  Amy has exhibited her jewelry and animal sculptures locally and nationwide.

 

Amy Wolsky

Angharad Rixon

Angharad Rixon is a historian specialized in textile techniques; in particular lace, embroidery and decorative braids. She is interested in structures, surface treatments, textile materials and the survival of “dynamic” textile traditions. She has taught various subjects including costume and textile history and textile techniques for design students and professionals both at Italian and international institutions including NABA in Milan, the Roberto Capucci Foundation in Florence and the Sturt Centre for Contemporary Craft, Australia. She is the founder of Textile Support.

Angharad Rixon

Anna Von Lattorff

Anna von Lattorff was born in Austria. The surrounding of the beautiful architecture and the vibrant art scene of Vienna triggered her intense interest and love for Art. She went on to study studio art and psychology at Hamilton College, Clinton, NY. After traveling South America and studying mural art in Brussels, she finished her master’s degree in Art Therapy at Pratt Institute in New York City. She currently lives in Delray Beach, Florida with her husband and four children. She is also substitute teacher for the visual art department at BAK Middle School of the Arts.

Anna Von Lattorff

Anthony Burks

Anthony Burks, Sr. is an Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale graduate who works in a variety of media forms. He has won numerous awards and has exhibited his work at many local venues including the Palm Beach Country Cultural Council. Anthony has worked with regional organizations including The Urban League and the Center for Creative Education.

Anthony Burks