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