Instructor: April Wood

April Wood is a metalsmith living and working in Baltimore, MD. She received her BFA in Studio Art-Metals from Texas State University in San Marcos and her MFA from Towson University. She has exhibited her work locally and nationally. Her work is currently in a traveling exhibition of contemporary feminist art entitled A Complex Weave, which has shown at the Stedman Gallery at Rutgers University in Camden, NJ, the Center for the Arts Gallery at Towson University, HUB-Robeson Gallery at Penn State, University Park, Braucher Gallery at Carleton College in Littlefield, MN, and will continue touring the country through 2012. Her work will soon be a part of an exhibition entitled Far Out: Jewelry for the Senses at the Museum of Arts and Design in New York City, scheduled for 2013. She has been the recipient of many scholarships and grants, including three Maryland State Art Council Individual Artist Awards (2009 – Sculpture, 2010 - Works on Paper, 2012 - Crafts), a grant from the Texas Commission on the Arts, a travel grant from the NEA, and the Art Department Graduate Student Fellowship at Towson University. Her work was published in the 2008 Metalsmith Exhibition in Print and was the cover and feature article of the Fall 2009 issue of Surface Design Journal. Her work may be viewed at www.aprilwoodmetalsmith.com.

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All the Umbrellas in London
Silver, copper, bronze, optical lens, hair
19 x 7 x 2 inches

Necklace by April Wood

 Close up of necklace by April Wood



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