Jun
11
to Jul 30

Beginner and Intermediate Jewelry at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts

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Beginner and Intermediate Jewelry (740)

Location: Kalamazoo Institute of Arts Jewelry Studio
Wednesdays June 11 - July 30, 6:30 - 9:00 p.m.
Members: $175, Non-Members: $195

Prerequisite: Beginning Jewelry or equivalent experience
This second level class is perfect for students with beginner experience and focuses on more in-depth instruction on techniques using hand tools, flex shaft, and polishing equipment. Through individual help and class demonstrations you will learn additional skills in piercing, finishing, stone setting, and forming. In addition, emphasizing on soldering methods, bench technique tips will be covered. Independent studio time is available and some materials are provided, with additional materials available for purchase.

Register here: http://www.kiarts.org/ecomm_product.php

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Spring Glory exhibition at Daybreak Gallery
May
2
to Jun 6

Spring Glory exhibition at Daybreak Gallery

Celebrate the end of winter and the transition into spring!

Featuring the work of:

MICHAEL COLEMAN
MARK HOFFMAN
PHIL JOSEPH...
CECILIA ROOT
MERCEDES EBBERS
MICHAEL SCHAEFFER
ROBERT NEHM
BOB PAETSCHOW
KELLI JACKSON
PAUL FLICKINGER
STEVE KIMM
DEBRA VAN LEEN
JAN KIMBALL
SCHYLER BINKLEY
TOM RICHARDS
ELIZABETH MARQUAND
GEORGE PEEBLES


Reception Saturday, May 17th at 6:00pm- 9:00pm

Light refreshments will be provided.

Come check out what everyone has been up to all winter!

 

 

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Apr
27
1:30 PM13:30

Hydraulic Forming Workshop

Pump it Up: Fun with Hydraulics (734)

Instructor: Kelli Jackson, Jewelry Studio
Sundays, April 27 - May 18, 1:30 - 3 p.m.
Members: $125 Non-Members: $145
Flex those arm muscles and learn how to use the Hydraulic press! With this amazing tool you can repeatedly press deep, pillowed, patterns into metal with minimal amounts of effort. Beads, lockets, earrings, pendants; the options for what you can create with the pillow forms are endless! During this class you will not only learn how to use the hydraulic press, but also create your own reusable dies from your original designs. Beginning jewelry skills are strongly encouraged. Some materials are provided, with additional materials available for purchase.

Register Here: http://www.kiarts.org/page.php?page_id=746

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Apr
23
to May 21

Beginning Metals/Jewelry at the Kalamazoo Institute of Art

Beginning Jewelry (730)

Instructor: Kelli Jackson, Jewelry Studio
Wednesdays, April 23 - May 21, 6:30 - 9 p.m.
Members: $110 Non-Members: $130
Learn the basics of handcrafting jewelry. Through demonstrations and discussions you will become familiar with layout, piercing, filing, texturing, basic roller embossing, soldering, forming, finishing and polishing. With practice you will gain knowledge and confidence in jewelry making skills. All materials will be provided.

Register Here: http://www.kiarts.org/page.php?page_id=746

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