Workshops & Events

 Workshops & Events

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Learning and experiencing art is what we at Artsworth do. By providing unique workshops to our community members, whether they are children, teenagers, or adults, we are able to open the doors to creativity and show all who wish to learn about the beauty of crafting high quality work with your hands and heart. Workshops are held at 25 Pine Street and range from learning about how to manipulate molten glass to how to solder metal to how to sculpt out of clay or fiber. Our goal is to remain open to suggestions and ideas of how to meet the interests and needs of our community by providing a space for all teachers to share their craft with students of all ages. We hope that if you have a great idea that you wish to share with others, that you will come to Artsworth, share our space and share with us. Below you will find a list of current offerings: check back as our list is always changing! Teach a workshop!

Upcoming Workshops and Events

Event Information:

  • Sat
    17
    Mar
    2018

    Vitreous Enameling 101 with Emily Shaffer

    10:00am-3:00pm25 Pine Street, Ellsworth, Maine 04605

    Vitreous Enameling 101 with Emily Shaffer

     

    Call 664-0222 to enroll

    $95 (All supplies will be provided including components for a pendant and a pair of earrings.)

    Saturday, March 17, 2018
    10am - 3pm

    Emily Shaffer, award-winning metalsmith and jeweler, will introduce you to enameling on copper. This ancient art produces vibrant colors by fusing powdered glass to sheets of copper in a 1600 degree kiln. After learning the basic foundations of enameling through interactive demonstrations, you will experiment with several techniques, such as cloisonné, stenciling, graphite mark making and sgraffito. Demonstrations: 10am - 12pm, Work Time: 12:30 - 3pm. Previous experience is not necessary.

    Originally from Pennsylvania, Emily received her B.F.A and B.S. from Kutztown University. She moved to Maine in 2014 for a 1-year internship and since then has made a home in Maine creating wearable jewelry with vitreous enamel and sterling silver. Emily is the recipient of the J. Allen Pawling Craft Memorial Award, an American Craft Week 30 Under 30 Rising Star, and a 2017 Halstead Grant Top 5 Finalist.

    Class size is limited. Pre-registration is required.

    Please call 207-664-0222 to sign up!