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Found Objects in Jewelry with Kayla Staigvil
September 17, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Date: Saturday, September 17, 2022
Description: In this workshop, students will be encouraged to bring found objects of their own to incorporate into jewelry. This class will discuss a variety of ways that found objects can be repurposed and revitalized into a wearable object, such as a brooch, necklace, earrings, or rings. Individual guidance will be given based on chosen found material and project goal. Found object examples include, but are not limited to: shells, flat back stones, vintage tins, ceramic fragments, bone/teeth, vintage game pieces, buttons, and fabric remnants.
Tuition: $95 + $10 materials fee
Materials: Students should bring their own found materials to use in their work. Metals will be provided to complete pieces.
Location: Contemporary Craft (5645 Butler St., Pittsburgh, PA 15201)
COVID-19: In accordance with current CDC guidance – we are recommending all visitors wear a mask. Please note that the recommendation applies to teaching artists, resident artists, students and guests attending events taking place at CC.
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.
About the Artist
Kayla currently resides in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania, where she is a studio jeweler in her free time who utilizes traditional silversmithing techniques in combination with found objects, mixed media and gemstone. She received her MFA from East Carolina University in 2016 and received her BFA from Edinboro University in 2013.