Alejandra Salinas is a metalsmith and emerging curator, born in the United States and raised in Mexico. Standing between two cultures, she combines her personal history with a contemporary perspective, translating her experiences into metal objects and jewelry. Her work explores boundaries, both physical and conceptual, as she attempts to materialize a sense of resilience and hope. Alejandra‚Äôs work has been included in several recent exhibitions including denizen and Anonymous Brooklyn during New York City Jewelry Week, and was selected for inclusion in the Enamelist Society exhibition Alchemy 5. Alejandra completed her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Metal from the State University of New York at New Paltz. Alejandra is the 2019|2020 Artist-in-Residence at The Southwest School of Craft. She  lives in San Antonio, Texas with her husband, Miguel Angel, and their dogs, Benito and Lucca.