Violeta Izquierdo is a Halifax based jewellery designer and maker.  She has graduated from NSCAD University, majoring in Jewellery and Metalsmith.  Her work is a reflection of the diverse cultural elements of her birthplace of Colombia and of her travels throughout India, Australia and Kenya. Violeta combines traditional metalsmith techniques with non-traditional materials and is fascinated with balancing intricate textural elements and colour to create playful yet elegant contemporary jewellery.


2012-2015   BFA, Major in Jewellery Design and Metalsmithing
                      NSCAD University, Halifax, NS    

2009-2011   Liberal Arts College
                      Concordia University, Montreal, QC

2008             Metalsmithing program, Escuela de Artes y Oficios Santo Domingo (School
                      of Arts and Crafts Santo Domingo), Bogota, Colombia


2017            (Upcoming) SEEING RED, The Craft Council of BC Gallery, Vancouver, BC

2016            WINTER MARKET, Halifax Crafters Society, Halifax, NS

                     INTO VIEW, Snag Juried Student Exhibition, Asheville, North Carolina

                     GALLERY@ACTS, Atlantic Craft Trade Show, Halifax, NS

2015            GLIMPSE: HOME   Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax, NS
2014            COAL OR GOAL   Bridge Center for Arts and Technology, Dartmouth, NS
                     UNINHIBITED   Nocturne Art at Night, FireWork Gallery, Halifax, NS
2013            ADORNICATION   Group, Seeds Gallery, Halifax, NS    

2012            LINKED   Group, Seeds Gallery, Halifax, NS


2014            Exhibition co-organizer, Bridge Center for Arts and Technology, Dartmouth, NS



2015   Chronical Herald,   NSCAD University students craft vision with tradition, Halifax, NS


Halifax, NS

 ©  2016  Violeta Izquierdo Jewellery Design