Jewelry Business Forum 2023
Join me this August in Winston Salem NC at the 2023 MCAS!
MCAS-METAL CLAY ARTISTS SYMPOSIUM
August 24-27, 2023
Sawtooth School for Visual Art
Winston-Salem, NCThe fourth Metal Clay Artists Symposium, MCAS 2023, will be hosted by Sawtooth School for Visual Art located in the Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts in the heart of downtown Winston-Salem, NC on Thursday, August 24th through Sunday, August 27th, 2023.
MCAS 2023 will feature a mix of one-day and two-day hands-on workshops, 45-minute presentations, and 2-hour Technique Discovery Workshops on Sunday. The popular opening day Torch Trials will return and the Metal Clay Expressions Exhibit will be on exhibit in the Davis Gallery.
Registration is Open Now!
Hands-On Workshop Presenters Include: Clement Marquaire, Featured Artist from Brussels, Belgium; Brandy Boyd; Stephanie Chavez; Marianne Donohoe from Wiltshire, England; Pam East; Cathy Flesher; Michael Marx; Donna Penoyer; Barbara Rivolta; Julie Sanford; JJ Singh; Kim Struve, Karen Trexler
Classes and Workshops at Studio JSD, 219 N. 7th, Grand Haven, MI 49417
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Begin your metalsmithing journey with comprehensive jewelry Fabrication Classes taught by an award-winning professional instructor. 5 week classes and 2 Day Intensives return in 2023!
FABRICATION 1 INTENSIVE January 23-24, 10AM-5PM
FABRICATION 2 INTENSIVE January 25-26, 10AM-5PM
FABRICATION 1, 5 WEEK CLASS March 28-April 25, 1-4PM
FABRICATION 1, 5 WEEK CLASS March 28-April 25, 6-9PM
FABRICATION 2, 5 WEEK CLASS May 2-30, 1-4PM
FABRICATION 2, 5 WEEK CLASS May 2-30, 6-9PM
Techniques and for specialty workshops and private instruction include:
Silver and Gold Fabrication
Sawing and Piercing
Rolling Mill Use
Flex-Shaft Use and Care
Hand Made Findings
Metal Clay for Metalsmiths
Finishing and Patinas
Life's a Bench at Studio JSD!
"I believe that Julie Sanford is a very thoughtful and capable teacher, who offers that maximum learning experience anyone could dream of in a workshop. In addition to this, you get to walk away with a marvelous piece of jewelry you can wear proudly and that you have personally crafted from top to bottom!" -Nina