Made with Love

February 1 – 28, 2011 at Many Hands Gallery, Capitola

Talented artists of the Monterey Bay Metal Arts Guild have passionately created a wide selection of high quality jewelry and metal objects.  The pieces, in a wide range of styles, will be available for purchase at the Many Hands Gallery in Capitola during the month of February.

The one-of-the kind pieces are handcrafted using a variety of techniques ranging from traditional gold- and silversmithing, forging, soldering, and casting to enameling. Items include necklaces, rings, pendants, earrings, cuffs and more.

Where:

Many Hands Gallery
510 Bay Avenue
Capitola, CA 95010

(831) 475-2500

Business hours: daily from 10 to 5 pm

http://www.manyhands-capitola.com

Metals Movement III

Visit members of the Monterey Bay Metal Arts Guild for the third annual holiday sale of handcrafted jewelry & metalwork at the Santa Cruz Art League

SCAL location: 526 Broadway, Santa Cruz, CA
dates / hours: November 29-30, 2008 from 11 AM to 5 PM

Artist demonstrations both Saturday and Sunday!

Saturday, November 29, 2008

11:00 to 2:00 – Make a Bracelet Project with Cabrillo College Small
Metal Arts student volunteers.
Hands on instruction on how to make a copper bracelet. For the public, free.
Demonstrations by Artists:
2:00 to 3:00 – Filligree with Yehuda Tassa
3:00 to 4:00 – Lapidary with Sandra Mendoza
4:00 to 5:00 – Hammering Techniques with Jim Curas

Sunday, November 30, 2008
Demonstrations by Artists:
1:00 to 2:00 – Chain Making with Albion Smith
2:00 to 3:00 – Mokume Game with Anne Wolfe
3:00 to 4:00 – Cold Connections: Rivets with Melissa Offutt

Images are work of MBMAG members: Connie Grant, Patti Reilly, Daria Salus, Melissa Offutt, Larry John Probst, Stephanie “Stepho” Adams, Anne Wolf, Joyce Chadderdon, Ina Hohensee and Albion Smith

Open Studios 2008 | Santa Cruz

The Cultural Council of Santa Cruz County’s Open Studios Art Tour takes place the first three weekends in October. From the redwoods to the sea, thousands of art enthusiasts visit with artists in their studios to see the creative process at work.

The Open Studios Art Tour is a self-guided tour with 300 studios open throughout Santa Cruz County. Art Tour information is available through the 15-month Artist Guide/Calendar, a Preview Exhibit at the Santa Cruz Art League. The museum-quality, 15-month Artist Guide/Calendar, available for $20 at more than 50 locations in Santa Cruz County, includes a map of Open Studios Locations and contact information for each artist. Calendar sales benefit local arts and arts learning programs.

North County (north of Santa Cruz Harbor): Oct 11th & 12th
Encore Weekend (optional): October 18th & 19th

– source: Cultural Council of Santa Cruz website

Participating MBMAG members include: Stephanie “Stepho” Adams, Ina Hohensee, Jim & Connie Grant plus many, many more…  Don’t miss it!

For more information, visit:
http://www.ccscc.org/index.php/open-studios.html