Cheryl Eve Acosta's
sculptural jewelry challenges traditional concepts of wearable art. She creates bold and distinctive pieces of body adornment where her designs treats the human body as a site of display. Each piece is uniquely hand crafted from your everyday fashion.
She was born and raised in Puerto Rico and came to the United States to pursue her passion as an artist. She was trained at the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD)
where she received her MFA in Jewelry & Metals. She currently resides in Kansas City, MO where she actively creates jewelry in her studio and teaches jewelry workshops.
Her jewelry and clothing was featured again this summer at the 18th St. Fashion Show
and her work is currently showcased at the Kemper Museum Shop
She was also awarded an Inspiration Grant from ArtsKC
and her story was featured on Que Pasa KC on KCTV 5.
Cheryl has shown nationally in Santa Fe, Chicago, and Providence, RI, among other cities and internationally in Korea, Italy
, and Germany. Her work has been published in several books such as the 500 Earrings
, Stitched Jewels
, Art Jewelry magazine and she has published her own book Hidden in Nature
She also recently launched a Kickstarter project. kickstarter Cheryl Eve Acosta
Studio Location: 217 West 19th Terrace Kansas City, MO 64108