Many Thanks and Safe Travels

Wow, Another symposium has come and gone.  Exhibition openings, workshops, lectures, professional development, and panel discussions were a few of the things we did over the weekend. And a really excellent cocktail party that had us dancing the night away.  It was a blast to have so many new faces join us for this years … Continue reading Many Thanks and Safe Travels

What is happening this weekend 2

ANGELA BUBASH WORKSHOP: Elegant Connections Angela is a studio jeweler and educator residing in the mountains of NC. She currently teaches at Appalachian State University and maintains her own studio practice creating one of kind art jewelry. Angela has been metalsmithing since 1992. She attained a BFA from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania and a MFA from Southern … Continue reading What is happening this weekend 2

What is happening this weekend!

Lecture: Things and Thingness RENEE ZETTLE-STERLING is an artist, object maker, and educator whose studio practice consists of exploring a multiplicity of media and technique to create small-scale body orientated devices, jewelry, and installations.  Her work explores issues surrounding our relationship with everyday objects, as catalysts for stimulating memory and informing identity.  She received her MFA in Sculpture/Installation, a MA in … Continue reading What is happening this weekend!

Presenter profiles continued…

Hi all, Here are some more profiles.  Enjoy! ASHLEY BRODIE WORKSHOP:  “Sustainable Habits” Ashley is a studio jeweler and teacher in Durham, North Carolina. She created her namesake jewelry line in 2005. She graduated with Honors from East Carolina University with a B.F.A. in Metal Design in 2001. She also studied at Montana State University … Continue reading Presenter profiles continued…

Presenter profiles continued…

  MASAKO ONODERA WORKSHOP: Fibersmithing Masako’s work features craft as a process to show the parallels between body beautification and the history of craft making. Craft played and plays an important part in the evolution of humanity. By utilizing craft techniques in her art, she connects the audience emotionally to the materials and practices employed. … Continue reading Presenter profiles continued…

Continued symposium presenter profiles…

Hello All, We’d like to continue profiling our symposium presenters.  So without further ado, LISA CLAGUE WORKSHOP: “Metal and Clay” Lisa Clague is an internationally known sculptor. She received her BFA from the Cleveland Institute of Art and her MFA from California College of Arts and Crafts. She is the recipient of the Virgina Groot … Continue reading Continued symposium presenter profiles…