bio

bio

Jolynn Santiago is an artist from Ohio. She received a BFA in Jewelry | Metal | Enameling from Kent State University. Her studio practice involves daily observations, material investigations, drawing, and modeling. These examinations eventually evolve into jewelry and objects that recite the language of time. Among her many accomplishments, Jolynn was awarded the Master of Fine Arts Scholarship, and two Research and Creative Project Grants from the State University of New York at New Paltz. This Grant funded equipment and materials used to further the research in her evolving body of work "rings of dust." Jolynn’s work has been published in “On Offer” and Klimt02. In 2018, she was invited to participate in Pentaculum, a one week residency at Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts. In 2019, Jolynn’s work was exhibited in Munich. In addition, her work was published in SNAG JAMS, and The Beauty Issue of AUTOR magazine. Most recently, she received the SNAG Conference Student Scholarship, and her work was exhibited in the SNAG Student Show in Chicago. Jolynn graduated with her MFA in Metal from the State University of New York at New Paltz (SUNY New Paltz), and is currently an Artist-in-Residence at Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts.