Jewelry

Jennifer Wells

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October 7 @ 9:30 am

Hello, I’m Jennifer Wells, an artist, jewelry enthusiast, and teacher. Welcome to my studio in the sunlit Tuscan countryside, where I live with my husband Raffa and our dog, Luna. I first came to Italy in 2008 to study and returned in 2014 to teach, and I never looked back.…

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Michel McNabb

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October 7 @ 9:30 am

Michel McNabb is a metal smith from Cincinnati, Ohio who now resides in Wellington, Florida. She combines her skills of carving wax, metal smithing, and enameling to create unique jewelry and vessels. Michel earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Denison University and moved to Spain after graduating. This…

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Justin Alexander White

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October 7 @ 9:30 am

Justin Alexander White is a fine metals wire wrap artist. He attended and graduated from the Alexander W. Dreyfus School of the Arts and Ringling College of Art and Design. In school he focused on photography and fine art, discovering jewelry years after he finished his education. He received a…

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Nancy Costello

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October 7 @ 9:30 am

Nancy Costello grew up in Brooklyn and first studied Fashion Design at Pratt Inst. then became a freelance photographer and received a BS degree from SUNY and an MFA from NYU. She worked as a photo editor at Newsday for 10 years, but the whole time she loved making jewelry!…

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Wayne Werner

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October 7 @ 9:30 am

Wayne Werner is a third-generation metalsmith from Baltimore. He has made his living as a maker for over 30 years. He has traveled around the world to learn with metal workers from Italy and Egypt to Java and Bali. Specializing in cold forging precious metals, Werner has incorporated the traditional…

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Andrew Kuebeck

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October 7 @ 9:30 am

Andrew Kuebeck received his BFA from Bowling Green State University in 2008 and his MFA in Jewelry Design and Metalsmithing from Indiana University in 2011. He is an Assistant Professor and Area Head of the Jewelry/Metals/Enameling Department at Kent State University. Andrew works in a variety of formats ranging from…

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Umut Demirgüç Thurman

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October 7 @ 9:30 am

Originally from Istanbul, Turkey, Umut builds upon her background in textile design in her jewelry and metalwork. Learning is a life-long process that evolves through continual exploration in the studio, both as an instructor as well as a maker. The unique experience of creating beautiful objects by hand is a…

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James Thurman

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October 7 @ 9:30 am

James Thurman is an Associate Professor at the University of North Texas’ College of Visual Arts & Design, where he is Program Coordinator for the Metalsmithing & Jewelry program.  Nearly twenty years ago, he began experimenting with the combination of paper and resin, which would ultimately become the material he…

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Christie Ann Miller

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October 7 @ 9:30 am

Christie Ann Miller is a diverse artist and musician with over 30 years of teaching and entertainment experience. She brings a wide variety of both music and art activities for students of all ages, in a fun, relaxed, respectful and diverse environment. She has a collection of user friendly instruments…

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Tracey Roedl

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October 7 @ 9:30 am

Tracey Roedl has a long and diverse history in the jewelry industry. Her childhood passion for her great aunt’s jewelry dressing table was peaked during a silversmithing and goldsmithing class in high school. She went on to do brief studies at University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee and Colorado Rocky Mountain School.…

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