Here is an overview of all the places classes are offered in
Chicago (that I know of):
Joliet Junior College
Northern Illinois University
Non-credit, Continuing Education Classes:
University of Illinois at Chicago, Special Workshops call (312)
413-5050 for a course brochure classes are held Thur.s nights in
Center Studios, the crafts center, I’m the teacher. The next
classes begin in September. My background includes college
classes, trade school, GIA training, working as an appraiser, a
bench jeweler, and in a wedding ring factory.
Hinsdale Center for the Arts, Hinsdale, Illinois I teach here
also, class begins in Oct.
Suburban Fine Arts Center, Highland Park, Illinois I teach here
also, PMC workshop will be held Sept. 26.
Lill St. Studios, Lill St. near Wrightwood
is primarily a clay place but they also have a jewelry studio.
Fine Line Creative Arts Center, St. Charles, Illinois offers
glass bead making.
Rockford, Illinois Another Orchidist, Nancy teaches classes in
her workshop in Rockford.
Caravan Beads, on Clark in Chicago. teaches bead weaving, etc.
No metal work. But interesting classes.
I hope this is helpful to you Mark, and to others. If you need
help with phone numbers, or more detail on what is taught where,
please contact me.
Chicago, Illinois, US