Amanda Henderson

Artist’s Statement

Amanda is currently producing a line of mustache-themed jewellery called "Sweet Movember". Through this line, Amanda creates awareness about prostate cancer research and donates money to fundraisers such as Movember. She is also developing new lines of jewellery and metal art with plans of group and solo exhibitions in the near future. In addition to creating jewellery from her own imagination, Amanda loves working with clients to make their desires come to life as one-of-a-kind custom pieces. 

Biography

Amanda began her academic pursuit of jewellery studies with a Gemmology Certificate followed by an Advanced Diploma in Jewellery Arts from George Brown College, where she won several awards.

Upon completion of her studies, she earned a one-year scholarship as an artist-in-residence in the metal studio at Toronto's Harbourfront Centre.

Her work has been exhibited across Canada and in the U.S., including recent exhibitions: Zilberschmuck’s Superstitions and Harbourfront’s First Hand.

Amanda’s work won 3rd place in Harmony, a North American-wide jewellery design competition, sponsored by Hoover and Strong, and was featured at the Society of North American Goldsmith’s (SNAG) 2011 conference.

Currently, Amanda is a resident goldsmith at Jewel Envy, Toronto. Her work explores the use of line and form in three-dimensional design.

Amanda continues to design and create custom work to satisfy the desires of her clients.

 

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