ANNA RUTH HENRIQUES
is a u.s.-based jeweler, visual artist, and writer who moves adeptly between each genre. jamaican-born and raised, anna has resided in france, spain, england and japan, each culture contributing to the universality and richness of her work. SHE COMPLETED HER B.A. At williams college, AND M.F.A. at THE university of california, san diego. her new jewelry collection focuses on unusual yet highly wearable gemstone combinations as well as finely sculpted organic forms.
anna recently won a jewelry design competition that sent her to india to create a collection for future brilliance, an afghan charity. her paintings are in the permanent collections of new york’s el museo del barrio and the jewish museum, as well as the national gallery of jamaica. she is the author and illustrator of the book of mechtilde (knopf). she played the leading role in artist eleanor antin’s feature-length film, man without a world. anna presently lives in new york city.