Portrait by Erica Genece

Portrait by Erica Genece

Bio

Born in Dominican Republic, Angely Martinez is an award winning jewelry designer based in New York City. Creating works that are big and bold, her work is influenced by the beauties of nature and the world of fantasy with a touch of romanticism.  

She draws inspiration from the avant-garde, the Baroque period, theater, dance performances, and films.  Her favorite artists/ designers are Frida Kahlo, Alexander McQueen, Fragonard, and Rembrandt.

Angely is currently a participant of Bijules Incubator, a talent development program, where she built her debut collection VERMILLION. She recently graduated from the Fashion Institute of Technology's Jewelry Design Program.  She holds a B.S. in Business Management and Marketing from Long Island University - Brooklyn Campus. After exploring with different mediums while pursuing her Bachelor's, she found her voice as a jeweler after graduation.

AWARDS:

2018- Winner: MJSA Vision Awards- 1st Place Future of the Industry (Student)

2018- Winner: Accessories Council Next Gen Award for Outstanding Fashion Jewelry Design (2nd Place)