ABOUT ME


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Photo by Nicole Hernandez

Born in Dominican Republic, Angely Martinez is an award winning jewelry designer based in New York City. Creating works that are big, bold and out-of-this-world, her work is influenced by the beauties of nature and the world of fantasy with a touch of romanticism and the avant-garde. These are themes that she has been obsessed with since childhood. 

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

Currently, she's working as a Junior Goldsmith at Reinstein Ross and was formerly at WWAKE. She's a participant of Bijules Incubator, a talent development program, where she built her debut collection VERMILLION. Angely is also a participant of the NYCJW' One for the Future initiave. 

Angely graduated from the Fashion Institute of Technology's Jewelry Design Program in 2018.  She holds a B.S. in Business Management and Marketing from Long Island University - Brooklyn. 

 

AWARDS/ RECOGNITIONS:

2019- Finalist: 5th Edition THE NEXT NOW Competition. 

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)