Brunella Alfinito
Contemporary Jewellery
Brunella Alfinito
Contemporary Jewellery
Based in
Milan, Italy
Seniority
5 - 10 years experience
Gender
Female
Nationality
Italy
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About

Born in Naples in 1986,

Brunella holds a master’s degree in architecture from “La Sapienza”, in Rome. Her first experience in the jewelry world was in Santiago de Chile, where she learned the Mapuche metalsmithing techniques. After that, she studied under Lucia Massei, Doris Maninger, Peter Bahuius

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and Ruudt Peters, and she obteined her BFA in Fine Arts at Alchimia Contemporary Jewellery School in Florence. She has partecipated to many conceptual and technical jewelry workshops held by inernational artists (Susanne Matsché, Elisa Deval, Gastòn Rois, Janos Gabor Varga, Judy McCaig, Christopher Watts, Christoph Zellweger, Patrick Davison, Daniela Malev, Benjamin Storch, Kimiaki Kageyama, Jamie Bennet, Yoko Shimizu, Daniela Boieri, Marzia Rossi) and she has been selected for exhibitions in Barcelona (Spain), Legnica (Poland), Valencia (Spain), Boston (USA) and Florence (Italy). In 2016 she moved to Boston (USA) where she attended the 3D Fine Arts Master program at MassArt under Jill Slosburg-Ackerman and she was the teaching assistant to Professor Heather White in the “Intermediate Jewelry” course. At the same time, she completed an intership at “Embr Labs, supported by the Trust Center for MIT Enterpreneurship and the MIT Venture Mentoring Service”, partecipating as a designer in the “Wristify” project. At the moment, she is working as an indipendent jewelry artist and she is teaching at IED Moda Milan.

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Professor, Jewelry Design Courses
IED Milan 2020 - 2020
Milan, Italy
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Graduation Tutoring, Jewelry Design courses
IED Milan 2019 - 2019
Milan, Italy
Wristify (Embr wave) Project at EMBR Labs
MIT Mentoring Service 2016 - 2016
Boston, United States
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Graduate Exchange Program.
Massachusetts College of Art and Design 2016 - 2016
Boston, United States
Bachelor of Fine Arts
Alchimia School of Contemporary Jewellery 2013 - 2016
Florence, Italy
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Joya (Alchimia Stand)
Joya Contemporary Jewellery Fair Barcelona 2013 - 2014
Barcelona, Spain
4/S Class of I4/S Class of II level degree in architecture and construction engineering.
Università degli Studi di Roma “La Sapienza” 2006 - 2012
Rome, Italy
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Erasmus one year program (Architecture)
Facultade de Arquitectura UT de Lisboa 2010 - 2010
Lisbon, Portugal
Languages

Italian

Native language

English

Fluent

Spanish; Castilian

Fluent

Portuguese

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