Jewelry grounded in nature’s patterns and textures
Trevi Alohilani Pendro (they/her) is a non-binary hafu metalsmith, maker, and writer. Born in Los Angeles and raised in the SF Bay Area, their craft journey began at age twelve in industrial arts summer camps at The Crucible in West Oakland, California. This led to a two year youth internship focused on jewelry fabrication, solidifying their decision to earn a BFA in Jewelry / Metal Arts from California College of the Arts, minor in Writing & Literature. They further developed their artistic practice at Penland School of Crafts, through continued mentorship from established artists, and as a 2016-17 Artist in Residence at the Mendocino Art Center. Their ever-evolving work also branches out into other mediums including photography, poetry, hand lettering and illustration.