2017 Collective Voices – Pocosin Arts Workshop with Tim McCreight

Excited to see Tim McCreight at Symposium? We are pleased¬†to announce that Pocosin Arts will be hosting a workshop with Tim McCreight titled "Surface Embellishment" on January 17-18, 2017. To add to the excitement, the first 6 people that register for that workshop at Pocosin Arts will receive $25 off of tuition. For more information, … Continue reading 2017 Collective Voices – Pocosin Arts Workshop with Tim McCreight

Full Schedule for 2017 Collective Voices Symposium

2017 MATERIAL TOPICS SYMPOSIUM - ‚ÄúCOLLECTIVE VOICES‚ÄĚ Friday, January 13th 5-7 pm ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† Registration / Meet & Greet (Jenkins Fine Arts Center - 2nd floor lobby) 6 - 9 pm ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†Gallery Crawl: Jenkins Fine Arts Center - 2nd floor Gray Gallery - ‚ÄúI.M.A.G.I.N.E. PEACE … Continue reading Full Schedule for 2017 Collective Voices Symposium

2017 Collective Voices – Bringing it BACK in STYLE: T-Shirt Designs for Collective Voices

We have put together a collection of favored T-shirt designs from past ECU Metal Symposiums with new color choices. We are excited to announce that these designs below will be available for purchase at the 2017 Symposium. So, if you have missed out in the past, now is your chance! If you are interested in … Continue reading 2017 Collective Voices – Bringing it BACK in STYLE: T-Shirt Designs for Collective Voices

2017 Collective Voices – Introducing: Hiroko Yamada

Studio artist and owner of HYART Gallery in Madison, WI, Hiroko Yamada, earned her¬†M.F.A. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, studying Art Metal and Jewelry. She is an Honorary Fellow at University of Wisconsin-Madison, and currently teaches several metal courses at Madison College. Hiroko also teaches numerous workshops at many of the most prestigious craft schools … Continue reading 2017 Collective Voices – Introducing: Hiroko Yamada

2017 Collective Voices – Introducing: Ron Porter & Joe Price

Ron Porter is a retired University of South Carolina Associate Professor of Pediatrics. Joe Price is retired from the computer software development industry. They have been collecting art for thirty-four years together. *Artwork credit: Keith Lewis In the voice of Ron & Joe: Please join us as we present the birth and on-going development of … Continue reading 2017 Collective Voices – Introducing: Ron Porter & Joe Price

2017 Collective Voices – Introducing: Blaine Lewis

Blaine Lewis is widely recognized as one of the premier diamond setting instructors in the U.S. today. Blaine is the founder and director of ‚ÄúNew Approach School For Jewelers‚ÄĚ and has taught more than 6000 students from all over the world in both stone setting and metalsmithing. Blaine began his career learning from some of … Continue reading 2017 Collective Voices – Introducing: Blaine Lewis

2107 Collective Voices – Introducing: Harold Nelson & Bernard Jazzar of the Enamel Arts Foundation

Bernard N. Jazzar is curator of the Lynda and Stewart Resnick Collection, a Los Angeles-based private collection comprising over 3,000 works of art in all media. In 2007, he co-curated with his partner Hal Nelson Painting with Fire: Masters of Enameling in America, 1930-1980 which was accompanied by a book of the same title. More … Continue reading 2107 Collective Voices – Introducing: Harold Nelson & Bernard Jazzar of the Enamel Arts Foundation

2017 Collective Voices – Introducing: Abigail Heuss

Abigail is an Assistant Professor of Art at Valdosta State University, where she teaches metalsmithing courses. She received an M.F.A. from East Carolina University and a B.F.A. from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. Abigail makes domestic and wearable objects with an unapologetically sentimental focus on narrative. Her work is based in the tradition of metalsmithing, … Continue reading 2017 Collective Voices – Introducing: Abigail Heuss