Independent Study: Intermediate to Advanced Techniques in Jewelry & Metalsmithing
Do you need to complete a project or get help starting a new one but need assistance? This class is for those that have experience in jewelry fabrication & soldering and want to progress in their design ideas with advanced techniques and tools. Demonstrations may include chain making, fabricating unique settings for faceted stones, constructing hollow forms or etching copper & silver in order to create imagery and patterns on metal and various finishing or polishing techniques.
CLASS WILL BE HELD IN THE JEWELRY STUDIO
Masks must be worn at all times on campus and during classes; temperature checks are required before entering class/open studio.
All students must read and sign the health policy & waiver to attend Session 3 on-campus classes. CLICK HERE TO FILL IT OUT
This class is now available for per diem registration. May register for 1 day or several. The purchase of per diem classes (in any number) is not refundable. Call the REGISTRAR to register 561.832.1776 x111.
Wednesday, Afternoon 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Class Duration, Jan 6, 2021 - Feb 24, 2021
Instructor: Alicia Jane Boswell
- Tuition: $416
- Fees: $30
- Tuition: $62.00
- Fees: $
Class ID: 21W1-JAB.3b
Alicia Jane Boswell received her MFA in Metalsmithing/Jewelry from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. She has attained positions of visiting professor, Jewelry & Metalsmithing artist-in-residence, Studio technician, Museum Exhibitions Assistant, and visiting workshop instructor at arts & crafts education centers around the United States & Internationally including The Center for Enamel Art, Arrowmont School of Arts & Crafts, the Society of Florida Goldsmiths, and The Textile Support Group Pavia Italy & Wollongong Australia.
In 2013 she was honored to be invited to assist and display work in a small workshop at the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Ratti Textile Center which coincided with the exhibition “Gems of European Lace” 1600- 1920. In April of the same year, she was invited by the Textile Support Organization in Pavia Italy to exhibit work, lecture and teach a small textile/lace jewelry workshop. Alicia also has had the pleasure of exhibiting at SIERAAD the International Jewelry Fair in Amsterdam. Her work can be found in public & private collections, including the Enamel Arts Foundation & The Lace Museum in Sunnyvale California. Alicia resides in West Palm Beach Florida, where she is the Jewelry & Metalsmithing Department Manager at the Armory Art Center & presently teaches enameling & advanced metalsmithing workshops & classes. She also continues to pursue her studio practice with commissions and limited production work.
Alicia currently resides in West Palm Beach, Florida where she is the Jewelry & Metalsmithing Department Manager at the Armory Art Center and the BIJOUX! 2021 Assistant Director.