Pamela Love - 2011
New York native, Pamela Love, received her BFA from New York University, Tisch School of the Arts, majoring in film production. After graduating, she applied her studies and creativity as an assistant to artist Francesco Clemente and as an art director and stylist for photo shoots, music videos and films. Throughout these projects, she often had difficulty finding jewelry that suited her taste so she began making her own. Love has a long interest in the historical and cultural significance of jewelry and the techniques to create it throughout the world. Working with materials ranging from brass and leather to gold and precious stones, Love defies traditional categories of fine or costume jewelry. She draws her inspiration from her favorite artists and is fueled by her passion for nature, science, astronomy, astrology, religion, and magic. Her eponymous collection, like herself, blends mystery with romance, reminiscent of stories both whimsical and dark.