Metalwerx is a clean, well-equipped, brightly lighted studio and
school offering small, hands-on classes and workshops. The studio is
also home to 15 �studio mates,� individuals who, together with all
the instructors and students, form the basis of an exciting artistic
Saturday, February 7, 11:30am�1:00pm
24K Gold Repouss� with Sumner Silverman�Repouss� is an ancient
technique for producing raised designs in a thin metal sheet. In
this demonstration, the technique is done �in hand.� Tools are of
the utmost simplicity�homemade of bone, fossil ivory and steel. The
gold is worked against a leather shoe sole or in the hand.
Sunday, February 8, 9:00am�10:30am
Marketing for Artists with Karen Christians�Karen Christians
describes how to assemble a portfolio, how to write an artist
statement and resum�, the do�s and don�ts of craft show
participation, how to contact galleries, how to price work, how to
get free publicity, how to build networks and how the concept of
cooperative studios can help the effort.
M E T A L W E R X
50 Guinan St.
Waltham, MA 02451