Get it Together: Simple & Creative Settings

June 24 - June 28, 2022

Get it Together: Simple & Creative Settings

$700.00

Details Fee Breakdown:
Tuition: $650
Material Fee: $50

In this workshop, participants will focus on turning an existing object (including enameled pieces, found objects, unusually shaped stones, etc) into jewelry, from the initial design to the final jewelry piece. Through various setting demonstrations, you will learn how to incorporate these objects into your work using rivets, tabs, tap and die, and basic enclosed settings. Through sketching, demonstration and discussion, participants will create a simple jewelry piece using a newly-learned setting technique.

*Workshops run from 9:00am to 5:00pm each day

Registration will open December 13th.

Level: Advanced Beginner and Beyond
Workshop Levels

Definitions of Skill Levels for Workshops

  • Beginner and Beyond: Introductory level course that presents basic knowledge of tools, materials and techniques and is geared towards first timers or those who want to improve and expand their technique. It takes time to build skills.
  • Advanced Beginner and Beyond: Instruction that assumes some familiarity with tools, materials and equipment. Includes reviews and builds on basic skill sets, allows for those with more experience to work at their own pace. Further development of fundamentals, participants have had at least one class or equivalent with professional instruction.
  • Intermediate: Course content that assumes a working knowledge of basic studio tools, materials and equipment necessary to accomplish the projects and techniques to be explored. Participants feel comfortable in the studio setting.
  • Intermediate to Advanced: Course content that requires a proficient working knowledge of studio tools, materials and equipment necessary to accomplish the projects and techniques to be explored in class.
  • Advanced: Assumes proficiency and advanced working knowledge of materials and studio tools and equipment so that the focus is on artistic narrative and/or technical development.
Ages: Adult

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ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR

Hannah Oatman

Hannah Oatman’s work is born from an interest in how consumerism and marketing blur the line between art and product. Hannah fell in love with Jewelry while attending Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, NY, and completed her BFA at SUNY New Paltz in 2017. In the year following, she completed residencies at the Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, Smitten Forum, and Baltimore Jewelry Center, and won the inaugural Jewelry Edition Award. She received an MFA from the Rhode Island School of Design in 2020. She has exhibited in various national and international exhibitions, including Talente 2019 in Munich and a solo exhibition at the Hannah Gallery in Barcelona in 2021. Her work can be found in the permanent collection of the Enamel Arts Foundation. She is currently teaching small metals at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts.

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