Jowita Allen


Artist Statement:

Jowita Allen is a jewelry studio artist, born in Poland, who has lived for over a decade near Washington, DC. She was trained as a metalsmith at the Corcoran College of Art and Design in DC, as well as The Art League at the Torpedo Factory in Alexandria, Virginia. She is fascinated by the diversity of techniques that can be used in every object, its refinement, and its conceptual development during the process of creation. In her mind jewelry should not be separate from nor be ambivalent to the individual. It should reveal their personality and manifest their presence.

Jowita’s designs combine bold forms and textures, mixing precious metals, semiprecious stones, and alternative materials, such as plastics, resin, or rubber. She creates jewelry with a contemporary look that exposes beauty through the modern simplicity of the design.

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