Elliot's work comes from a place of small wonders, covetable objects, and a concern about the people as well as the stuff that we cultivate, accumulate and maintain relationships with.
Elliot Earl Keeley is an artist and metalsmith from Raleigh, North Carolina. Keeley earned his BFA with a concentration in metalsmithing and jewelry design from Appalachian State University. From 2017-2019, he participated in the two year Core Fellowship at Penland School of Craft. Elliot explores different processes, often incorporating ceramics, drawing, painting, and collage into his work, while maintaining and specializing a practice in metal. Keeley is currently based in Baltimore, Maryland. where he works to manage the Baltimore Jewelry Center, a non-profit jewelry educational space.
Every handmade piece at Alma’s is a story of its craft.