NON-CREDIT WORKSHOPS IN JEWELRY & METALSMITHING 2011

NON-CREDIT WORKSHOPS IN JEWELRY & METALSMITHING 2011
http://www4.uwm.edu/psoa/outreach/events/summer_metals.cfm

Jewelers and metalsmiths of all skill levels are invited to expand their skills
with the exciting and challenging summer intensive workshops at the University
of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

. Investigate a variety of techniques and processes and
learn new ways to solve problems in metal while exploring your creative
potential. Take all ten workshops or pick the topics that intrigue you most!REGISTER ONLINE::
arts.uwm.edu/metals 

WORKSHOP SCHEDULE & DESCRIPTIONS
Ten Workshops in Jewelry & Metalsmithing

Although recommended levels are indicated for some workshops, workshops are open
to all levels.

May 31st – June 25th (9am-12:45 pm) Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
INTRODUCTION TO JEWELRY & METALSMITHING (4 Week Intensive)
Instructor: Frankie Flood
Develop design skills and technical competency and explore metalsmithing as an
art form. This four-week intensive course is a non-credit introduction to major
aspects of metalworking and jewelry.
Recommended for beginners.

June 4th and 5th (10am-4pm)
SAWING & PIERCING: (create a hanging ornament)
Instructor: Venetia Dale
Begin your metalsmithing journey learning basic techniques of sawing, piercing,
filing and surface embellishments. Create a hanging ornament for any special
occasion. This is a great class for beginners!
Recommended for beginners.

June 6th, 7th, 8th (6-9pm)
COLD CONNECTIONS: (create a shadow puppet)
Instructor: Venetia Dale
Connect metal without heat. Fabricate a metal shadow puppet with movable parts
using rivets, tabs, tap and die, and small-scale fasteners.
Recommended prerequisite: Sawing and Piercing Workshop.

June 11th, 12th (10-4pm)
ENAMELING: (create a small enameled bowl or plate)
Instructor: Venetia Dale
Need a decorative resting place for all that loose change? Experiment with
pattern and color through the introduction of image transfer, stencils, and
sifting enamel to personalize a tray, cup, or plate.

June 13th,14th,15th (6-9pm)
PEWTER: (create pewter salt and pepper shakers)
Instructor: Venetia Dale
Spruce up the tabletop with handmade, food safe, pewter salt and pepper shakers.
Learn to score and bend, form and solder pewter to fabricate a set of unique
shakers.

Recommended prerequisite: Sawing and Piercing Workshop.

June 18th and 19th (10-4 pm)
FORGING: (create a silver spoon)
Instructor: Venetia Dale
This workshop introduces basic forging techniques. We will cast silver ingots,
hot forge and form the metal into exquisite silver spoons. This class will also
introduce sinking, boughing, planishing and polishing in the refining of the
spoon.

June 20th, 21st, 22nd (6-9pm)
CASTING PEWTER: (create pewter domestic hardware)
Instructor: Venetia Dale
Missing knobs or handles on your dresser drawers? Looking to add life to your
kitchen cabinets? Learn basic mold-making and pewter casting techniques to
create a variety of decorative pewter hardware for your home.

June 25th and 26th (10am-4pm)
SOLDERING: (create a silver ring)
Instructor: Frankie Flood
In this popular silver soldering workshop, learn to sweat, pick and chip solder.
Put these basic techniques to work as you fabricate a sterling silver ring.

Recommended prerequisite: Sawing and Piercing Workshop.

June 27th, 28th, 29th (6-9pm)
DIE FORMING: (create a die formed letter opener)
Instructor: Frankie Flood
In this workshop students will explore the process of hydraulic die forming to
create repeatable forms in metal. Use acrylic dyes to make copper 3d forms.
Students will complete a series of samples and create a riveted letter opener.
Recommended prerequisite: Sawing and Piercing Workshop.

July 9th and 10th (10am-4pm)
ALUMINUM ANODIZING: (create a pair of earrings)
Instructor: Frankie Flood
Aluminum anodizing is a process that produces a porous surface allowing aluminum
to accept dye easily. The spectrum of color it creates is almost endless. This
industrial process is brought into the studio in this workshop. Make samples
using the processes and then create a pair of brilliantly colored earrings.
Recommended prerequisite: Sawing and Piercing Workshop.

Monday, July 11 (6-9pm)
Tuesday, July 12 (6-9pm)
Wednesday, July (6-9pm)
OPEN STUDIOS
Instructor: Frankie Flood
Guided studio time to work on projects of your choice. Make something new or
finish a project started in an earlier workshop. Enroll in two or more regular
workshops and you make take one open studio at no extra cost.

Prerequisite: Sawing and Piercing Workshop or equivalent

OTHER UPCOMING NON-CREDIT COURSES:
Fall 2011, September 6th – December 13th (7:00-9:30 pm) Tuesday, Thursday
Spring 2012, January 23rd – May 10th (7:00-9:30 pm) Tuesday, Thursday
INTRODUCTION TO JEWELRY & METALSMITHING (15 Week Course)
Instructor: Lucy Derickson
Develop design skills and technical competency and explore metalsmithing as an
art form. This semester long course is a non-credit introduction to major
aspects of metalworking and jewelry.
Recommended for beginners.

INSTRUCTORS
Venetia Dale is currently an Adjunct Assistant Professor and a Metals Studio
Technician at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. She completed her B.F.A.
from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2004 and received her M.F.A. from
State University of New York at New Paltz in 2009.

For further information:
http://venetiadale.com/

Frankie Flood is an Assistant Professor in Jewelry/Metalsmithing at UWM. He is a
graduate of the Universityof Illinois, where he received his M.F.A. degree in
Metalsmithing. Frankie completed a B.A. in Art Education and a M.A. in Metals at
Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

For further information:
http://www.frankieflood.com

Lucy Derickson is a recent graduate of the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee,
with a BFA in Jewelry/Metalsmithing and Art Education. While at UWM, she
worked as the Jewelry/Metalsmithing Studio Assistant for 7 semesters and
received numerous awards and honors, including four Stipends for Undergraduate
Research. Her work has been exhibited nationally in a number of juried
exhibitions.

FEES
4 Week Intensive Non-Credit Workshop and 15 week courses: $900.00
Workshops: $160.00 each
Open Studios: $50 per session
Students who enroll in two or more workshops may take one open studio at no
extra cost. (Enroll early, space Is limited)

REGISTRATION
Registration is ongoing and workshops are filled on a first come, first served
basis. Maximum capacity for each workshop is 16.
Online http://www.arts.uwm.edu/metals
By Mail Complete the attached form and return with payment.
By Phone Call the Peck School of the Arts Box Office at 414-229-4308

CANCELLATIONS AND REFUNDS
A full refund is issued to program participants if a workshop is cancelled for
any reason.
A full refund will be issued, less a $15 processing fee, for any cancellations
received prior to 14 days before the start of your workshop. No refunds are
issued if registration is cancelled less than 14 days prior to the start of your
workshop.

LEVELS
Although recommended levels are indicated, workshops are open to all levels. All
materials and tools provided except safety glasses.

LOCATIONS
All workshops and the open studios are conducted in the Art Building Room 391,
2400 E. Kenwood Blvd.on the UWM campus.

15 week courses are conducted at Kenilworth Square East Room B61
925 East Kenilworth Place, a mile south of campus

For a map of the campus: http://www.uwm.edu/map

PARKING
Available in the Union Parking Garage, entrance at 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd.; in the
lot behind the Helene Zelazo Centerfor the Performing Arts, 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd.;
or on the street (meters in effect).

LUNCH
Available in the UWM Union and the surrounding neighborhood or bring your own.

Required equipment
Closed toe shoes and a pair of safety glasses rated Z87+ are required to
participate in any of the workshops. Safety glasses may be purchased at your
local hardware store or Panther Bookstore, 3132 N. Downer Ave., Milwaukee, WI
53211, (414) 967-1111 http://www.pantherbookstore.net
All materials and tools for the workshops are supplied.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION
Peck School of the Arts Box Office 414 229-4308 or Department of Visual Art
art-info@uwm.edu
414 229-4200

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