April Felipe is the brilliant mind behind BabyGrapes Designs. These porcelain and sterling earrings are as fun to wear as you think they’d be. April likes to think of them as candy. Ear candy!
April Felipe was born in Queens, New York. She received her B.F.A from the New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University and her MFA in ceramics from Ohio University. In 2017 she was named one of Ceramic Monthly’s Emerging Artist and began her jewelry line babyGrapes Designs, carried in galleries throughout the United States. She has participated in residencies at Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts and The Archie Bray Foundation. April is a Co-Founder of The Color Network, a not for profit organization whose mission is to aid in the advancement of people of color in the ceramic arts. She has set down roots in Albany, Ohio with a home studio, she currently works for the Dairy barn Arts Center.
Every handmade piece at Alma’s is a story of its craft.