Angie Gleason and Lynn Guenther: Hammering Away – Art, Education, and Environment
Friday, Dec 11, 2019, 6:30-8:30 PM
Don’t miss this month’s MBMAG Speaker Series
We’ll be meeting at Cabrillo College Jewelry Room #3001
The event is free and open to the public
Presenters Angela Gleason and Lynn Guenther will talk about their work and how to make to make a meaningful life with creative practice.
Angela will talk about her work and her opening SCRAP exhibit. Lynn will show a short video about her teaching trip to Rosebud Reservation and talk a bit about other educational programs that she is involved in.
Lynn is collecting tools and donations to complete the “tool kit” she left for the students to use at the school on Rosebud Reservation. Below is what they are missing. You can bring any donations to the meeting.
Lynn says, “Fortunately some artists were very generous with materials last year, but the kids are using them and they could always use more if people want to donate any extra stuff they have. 20 or 18 gauge copper would be helpful, too, for bracelets.”
15-20 design stamps (expensive, $8 each!)
3 ball pein hammers
rawhide or Delrin hammer
3 more saws
3 bench pins
Sheet metal: Copper, brass, nickel
Stones and beads
Cash donations towards tools and materials are also welcome
Wednesday, June 11th
Cabrillo College VAPA 1001
Sponsored by Cabrillo College Seahawk Metal Arts Club – SMAC
Deborah Lozier is a well-known local instructor, teaching at the California College of Arts and Crafts and other local and international art schools and is one of the finest torch-firing enamelists working in the U.S. today. She is best known for her organic approach to vitreous enamel – fused glass on metal. She exhibits nationally, and internationally and stretches beyond her personal work to include public and private commissions. Her work is collected widely and is part of the permanent collection of the Oakland Museum of California.
Monterey Bay Metal Arts Guild in partnership with Seahawks Metal Arts Club is pleased to announce
our Spring 2013 workshop
Alison Antelman: Custom Clasps
March 16 and 17, 2013 – 10 AM to 4 PM – Saturday and Sunday – $275
Cabrillo College Small Metals Studio – 6500 Drive, Aptos, CA 95003
Alison Antelman is a master jeweler located at the Historic Sawtooth Building in Berkeley. She fabricates her gorgeous jewelry locally and exhibits and teaches nationally. Her clever and beautiful designs incorporate the mechanical and functional into stunning focal point handmade clasps, customizing each piece.
Hollow forms allow her jewelry to be light and comfortable to wear, while being substantial. Please join us as she unlocks the secrets of her keyhole and box form clasps.
Forming Techniques for Jewelry September 14, 15 and 16, 2012 Cabrillo College, Aptos, CA Cost $375, materials included Limited to 12 students
Join us in a once in a lifetime workshop opportunity while Betty Helen is here on a very rare West Coast visit to the Monterey Bay area. Learn from the master herself in a small intimate atmosphere.
Betty Helen will be able to give each student individual attention and guidance as she teaches how to use the shell forming techniques of synclasting and anticlasting as well as ways to make transitions from one form to the other. You will gain new insight into ways to manipulate sheet metal into a unique group of jewelry items.
Betty Helen Longhi is a nationally recognized metalsmith who creates finely crafted jewelry and sculpture. She attended the University of Wisconsin and Cranbrook Academy of Art and has studied with Heikki Seppa and Michael Good. Ms. Longhi has given numerous workshops both in the United States and Canada including Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Parsons School of Design, Arrowmont, Peters Valley Craft Center and Penland School. A master craftsperson, Ms. Longhi incorporates various texturing techniques with forging, shell forming and die forming in her pieces. Her work is recognized for it’s sculptural quality and flowing lines.