Anika Smulovitz, breathe, brooch, sterling silver jewelry, repurposed plastic bags, breathe jewelry

Anika Smulovitz’s scholarly and artistic work draws on the rich history of the field of Metals/Jewelry. Her work confronts the concepts of power, beauty, religion, and cultural values, while bringing insight to the discourse between material culture and contemporary society. Smulovitz’s current research is focused on the non-neutrality of materials, issues of adornment and the body. Her work is included in the permanent collection of The Jewish Museum in New York, NY. She also hold a US Design Patent for her Lip Liners.

Anika Smulovitz is an artist, metalsmith, and Professor of Art at Boise State University. She is also a past member of the Board of Directors of the Society of North American Goldsmiths. Smulovitz’ work is exhibited nationally and internationally, and appears in numerous publications. She received her MFA (2003) and MA (2001) from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and her BFA from the University of Oregon (1997).