Adult Class -- Creative Wire: Minerals and Jewelry
Friday, May 24, 10:00 AM to Friday, May 24, 11:30 AM
Camille Argeanas, artist, Jayne Aubele, geologist
Learn a few fun things about New Mexico’s natural world from a geologist’s perspective and then to create your own handcrafted wire jewelry that will showcase these gems of the earth. Unleash your creative spirit and bring forth that unique-unto-itself piece of art while you will learn the basics of wire wrapping. Create either a pendant, earrings, or bracelet. This class is geared for adults and older children, ages 12 and above. No prior experience in art or jewelry making is required. The class fee includes most materials.
Camille Argeanas, a native New Mexican, is a nationally known wire wrapping artist and teacher who has virtually transformed the meaning of using wire to create unique and beautiful jewelry. Her skill as an educator has been recognized and documented in two instructional videos distributed by a national leader in the jewelry supply trade. She has taught regularly at the UNM’s Division of Continuing Education for over twenty years. And recently, Camille’s work was featured by juried selection in Showcase 500 Beaded Jewelry by Lark Publications.
Jayne Aubele is a geologist who has mapped and researched the geology of New Mexico, as well as studying the Moon, Mars, and Venus for NASA. She is a co-author of the Field Guide to the Sandia Mountains; and was geologic technical advisor and on-camera geologist for the 2008 PBS program, The Sandias. She is Coordinator of Museum Adult Education Programs. Over the years, she has taught adult classes in all aspects of geology. She is past-President of the New Mexico Academy of Science and a Fellow of the Geological Society of America.
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Questions: August Wainwright
35 (10% member discount)