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Mini Metals with Maria Camera-Smith
January 27 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Date: Saturday, January 27, 2024
Description: Are you Interested in metalsmithing but not sure you want to commit to an 8-week series? This one-day workshop will cover the hand tools used for basic metalsmithing techniques. Students will be instructed to texture, pierce/saw, and solder sheet metals to create a pendant, a textured ring, or earrings. Please bring designs and sketches of ideas!
Tuition: $95 + $25 materials fee
Materials: Students are asked to bring a sketchbook or notebook. All other 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).