Erica Bello

Erica Bello studied metals/jewelry design at the School for American Crafts where she received her BFA. In 2014 she received the Halstead Grant for emerging artists, and began exhibiting her work nationally. In 2017 she was one of four Early Career Artists invited to speak in regards to jewelry design practices at the 46th annual Society of North American Goldsmiths conference in New Orleans, LA. From 2017 - 2019 Erica held the position of Studio Manager and instructor at the Baltimore Jewelry Center. Additionally, she has taught classes on metalsmithing and jewelry design at Penland School of Crafts, the Center for Metal Arts, and Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts. Bello’s work can be found nationally in several contemporary jewelry
galleries and has been published in the book New Brooches by Nicholas Estrada. Erica currently resides in Columbus, OH and works out of her studio located in the revitalized area of Franklinton.