Veleta Vancza has been working as an artist for 20 years. She began her career as an art/studio jeweler creating one-of-a-kind conceptual works. More recently she has been
working on a larger scale creating sculpture, wall pieces & installations using vitreous enamel on metal integrated with new technologies such as sound-mapping & 3D rendering software. She is recognized for her experimental use of vitreous enamel as an adhesive, as well as her innovations with phosphorescent enamels.
Veleta’s work has been exhibited internationally in venues such as the Museum of Arts & Design (NYC), the Design Museum (Helsinki), the Cheugju International Craft Biennale,and Museum fur Angewandte Kunst.
Many of her works have been featured in a variety of books &
periodicals such as Sculpture magazine, Metalsmith
magazine, & The Boston Globe.
Her works can be found in the permanent collections of the Kohler Company and the Museum of Arts & Design as well as numerous private collections.
MFA Cranbrook Academy of Art 2003
BFA SUNY New Paltz 2000
AAS Fashion Institute of Technology 1993