Wired! Jewelry: Cold Connections

with Valerie Breaux Haaf

Wednesday, May 8 · view days & times
Price: $190 | $171 ArtsQuest Member
Fees: $5 Visual Arts Service Fee
Venue: Jewelry Studio

6 Weeks

Wednesdays, May 8-June 12 | 12:30-3:30 p.m.

Design and create your own unique Jewelry using copper, brass, and/or sterling silver wire with beads and stones. Learn wire bending, link making, wire wrapping, forging, stamping on wire and sheet metal, drilling and riveting, and hand finishing techniques. Proper use of the all hand tools and flex shaft are included. Wired! Cold Connections is a six week class, and is for students aged 18 and over.

Banana Factory studio artist since 1998, Valerie studied painting at Philadelphia College of Art (University of the Arts), and then received a BFA in Painting from Kutztown University. She also studied in Scotland where she participated in performance art at the Fringe Festival during the Edinburgh International Festival of the Arts. In 2005, Valerie was accepted for a residency in Schwäbisch-Gmünd, Germany, where she had a solo show and taught mixed media in the local schools. Valerie has shown in many regional exhibitions and has earned merit and purchase awards. She teaches mixed media, sculpture, and jewelry to at-risk children in the B-Smart (after school) program, Holy Infancy Art Program, Summer Camps, and adult tuition classes and workshops all at the Banana Factory.

Venue Information
Jewelry Studio
Banana Factory
25 W Third Street
Bethlehem, PA 18015
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