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Fold Formed Copper Cuffs with Maria Camera-Smith
February 10 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Date: Saturday, February 10, 2024
Description: In this class students will learn fold-forming techniques to create their own handcrafted cuffs and small-scale jewelry. Topics demonstrated will cover folding, forming, texturing and torch annealing sheet metal into multilayered forms. A strong focus will be placed on working small-scale to create light, delicate pieces to adapt to bracelets and earrings/pendants. Learn how to texture and patinate metal to enhance surface, and add artful statement pieces to your wardrobe.
Tuition: $55 + $15 materials fee
Materials: All materials will be provided.
Location: Contemporary Craft (5645 Butler St., Pittsburgh, PA 15201)
Cancellations and Refunds: Workshop cancellations are decided three business days before the start date. If workshops must be cancelled due to insufficient enrollment, the entire class fee will be refunded through Eventbrite, or you may leave your workshop fee in your Contemporary Craft account for future workshops.
Refund Policy: Student refund requests must be made at least three business days before a class begins. There will be a $25 cancellation fee. No refunds will be given without three-business days notice. Processing of refunds takes approximately three weeks.
If you require accessibility accommodations, please let us know by calling 412.261.7003 and we are happy to assist you.
About the Artist
Maria Camera-Smith is a metalsmith, enamelist, and jeweler whose work focuses on nostalgia, identity, and boy adornment. Her works are made with contemporary metalsmithing techniques, precious materials and enamel. Camera-Smith is currently a bench jeweler for Skelton Jewelry Design. She was the 2021-2023 Artist in Residence in Jewelry & Metalsmithing at the Armory Art Center in West Palm Beach, FL. She earned her MFA in Jewelry, Metals, and Enameling from Kent State University, OH in 2021and a BFA in Metalsmithing from Slippery Rock University, PA in 2015. Camera-Smith is a member of the Allegheny Metals Collective (AMC) and Society of North American Goldsmiths (SNAG).