Meet the Artist
My friends call me Maddy
Maddy Schoenfeld is a jeweler and metalsmith living and working in Rochester, New York. Maddy specializes in sterling silver jewelry and colorful, hand dyed, 3D printed nylon jewelry. She strives to stretch the limits of 3D Printing applications by using them in a totally unique way, utilizing both color and form to build geometric shapes into organic compositions. Maddy is also a metalsmith and incorporates many traditional techniques into her designs. Using these techniques, Maddy is able to create unique sculptural forms and wearable pieces of jewelry. Her collections consist of everything from lightweight earrings to rings that make a bold statement.
Maddy spent three years studying metalsmithing at the Savannah College of Art and Design before deciding to continue her education at the Rochester Institute of Technology. Maddy has a Bachelor of Fine Art in Metals and Jewelry Design and a minor in Museum Studies. Maddy has studied under several jewelers including Elizabeth Tokoly of EatMetal Inc. and Marisa Krol of Interstellar Love Craft where she gained intimate knowledge of both benchwork and business practices. She will be continuing her education at RIT in the Masters of Business Administration program.
Photos by Sean Healey