Andrea Melissa Arias

Andrea Melisa Arias


1985 Ciudad Guayana, Venezuela

Training/ Education:
2010 - 2011

UCAB Guayana, Licenciate's degree in Social Comunication Venezuela
Course with prof. Maritza Alayon. Goldsmithing – Caracas, Venezuela
Course with prof. Ursi Galleti. Goldsmithing – Caracas, Venezuela.
Course with prof. Camilo Lozano. Preuvian weaving, Escultorica School – Puerto Ordaz, Venezuela
Course with prof. Alexandra Figueira. Beadmaking, Joanna Palacios Goldsmithing School – Caracas, Venezuela
Course with Daniela Boieri, Marzia Rossi and Yoko Shimizu, Alchimia School of Contemporary Jewelry – Florence, Italy.
Workshop with Ruudt Peters, Alchimia School of Contemporary Jewelry – Florence, Italy

Exhibitions (Solo & Group Shows):

"Talente" exhibition, Handwerksmesse Munich, Germany
SOFA NY, repr. by Charon Kransen Arts New York USA

EME / "Obras de Arte que te puedes poner" / December 2011

Artist Statement:
The mix of colors and marks in my jewelry made by the saw blade resembling the way of drawing on walls, dirty, smudged and faded, like scribbling outside the lines revealing the memories of my childhood and represents my desire to preserve the spontaneous way children act.