Brenda Smith, Residing in Atlanta, Georgia, Brenda Smith began her artistic career as the creative director for an advertising agency. After 25 years in the advertising world, she easily transitioned from graphic arts to innovative jewelry design, immediately finding favor and recognition from jewelry industry peers, organizations and high-end jewelers and clients.
Brenda’s popularity gained mainstream recognition when celebrity stylist Michael O’Connor featured her Celebration earrings at the Academy Awards, the Emmys and on Los Angeles television. Likewise, her work has been in the Forbes Gallery in NYC, in Promenade, New York Luxury Magazine and has several pieces in the Smithsonian’s permanent collection.
Brenda has her F&PA in design from Kent State University and her EMBA from Kennesaw State University. She is a member of AGTA, CPAA, SNAG, WJA, MJSA, GIA, FSG, Georgia Goldsmith Group, the Gem and Mineral Society and sits on the board for Healing for the Nations, Marietta, GA.