April Wood

April Wood

Secretary, Board of Directors

I am a metalsmith and studio jeweler living and working in Baltimore, MD and make one of a kind and small batch production work, predominantly in steel. I co-founded the Baltimore Jewelry Center, a metals + jewelry community education space in Baltimore city, where I was a Studio and Program Manager, Exhibitions Director, and teach. I received my BFA in Studio Art, concentrating in Metals/Jewelry, from Texas State University – San Marcos and my MFA from Towson University. I have taught at the Maryland Institute College of Art, the Corcoran College of Art and Design, Penland School of Crafts, Idyllwild Arts Academy, and Towson University.

What is something—big or small—you are really good at?

Baking

What is your favorite quotation of all time?

“The mouth is what keeps the prison of our bodies sealed up tight…It’s the door to the body, the place where we greet the world, the parlor of great risk.” Diane Ackerman, A Natural History of the Senses

What book do you own but have never cracked open?

Telegraph Ave. - it's in a pile of books by my bed
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