Tool Testing: Hot Craft Studio Jewelry Shop
Somerville, United States
This one session class is for anyone who has taken a jewelry class either at Artisan's Asylum or in an equivalent jewelry fabrication setting and wishes to work independently in the jewelry area. Students will be tested on the proper procedures and safety of tool use in the jewelry area in order to be allowed to work on their own as members.
What to Bring:
Students can bring in process work of their own choosing.
Karen Christians is an educator and maker in the metal arts. She developed the metals program at the Cambridge Center for Adult Education, founded Metalwerx in Waltham, a non-profit school for jewelry and the metal arts, and the new jewelry section of the Hot Craft Studio at Artisans Asylum in Somerville. She teaches nationally, lectures around the country, and is published in many professional and technical magazines. She is the author of the book, "Making the Most of Your Flex-Shaft." Karen holds a BFA with High Honors from the Massachusetts College of Art. She is currently writing a second book, "The Jewelry of Burning Man."
Choose a 3 hour session above for tool testing or by appointment with Karen Christians:
Thursday, March 21, 6-9PM or
Tuesday, March 26, 1-4PM
10 Tyler Street
Artisan's Asylum, Inc.
Artisan's Asylum is a community fabrication and makerspace near Union Square, Somerville MA, that is dedicated to making creativity a way of life. It does this by maintaining a community workshop, training its members in the use of all of its professional-grade equipment, and hosting events promoting the learning and practicing of craft and creative expression.