Alyssa Polizzi

Jeweler, Metalsmith

Denver, CO, USA

Work Experience

Spelunk Jewelry

Owner

Develop independent jewelry line including concept,
fabrication, photography, exhibitions, and custom
jewelry
September 2012 - Denver, Colorado, United States

Spelunk Jewelry

Freelance Jewelry Design

Digital design, illustration and metal fabrication.
Clients include:
Stranahan's, Liberti USA, Lulu Frost, Vilmain, Jim Drain Artists in Embassies
August 2012 - Present Colorado, United States

Living Design Studio Incorporated

Patina Artist, Metal Fabricator

Metal fabrication and finishing, patination,
sample making, color matching, painting, onsite
repair, restore and installation
April 2016 - Present Lafayette, Colorado, United States

Himatsingka Inc.

Studio Manager

Fine jewelry fabrication, design assistant, customer
service, industry trade show planning and preparation
October 2013 - October 2014 Pawtucket, Rhode Island, United States

Bliss Lau Studio

Accessories Design Intern

Jewelry rendering and design, sample making,
design assistant
May 2011 - September 2011 New York, New York, United States

Education

Rhode Island School Of Design (RISD)

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Jewelry and Metalsmithing

September 2009 - September 2012 Providence, Rhode Island, United States

PrattMWP

Foundation Studies
August 2007 - June 2009 Utica, New York, United States

Digital Skills

Adobe Creative Suite, AutoCAD,
Rhino, KeyShot, Jewel Cam, SketchUp,
Microsoft Office, Mac and PC

2D Studio Practices

Hand rendering and
mechanical drawing in
graphite, ink, and gouache

Jewelry and Sculpture Practices

Metalsmithing:
Fine and base metal fabrication
including: soldering, forging,
raising, chasing and
patination.

Mold Making and Casting:
Proficiency in mold making with
silicone, urethane and lost
wax; casting of fine metals,
glass and resin.