• 14 Apr 2012
  • 9:00 AM
  • 15 Apr 2012
  • 5:00 PM
  • Tucson Parks & Rec Randolph Center Bldg.#4 ACB Jewelry Studio, 200 S Alvernon Way, Tucson, AZ 85713 Contact: Jeanne 520-791-4063 X130
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Notice: Sorry this workshop has filled but please send an email to: Chris Eggers to get on the waiting list. if an opening becomes available you will be notified on a first come first serve basis.

Let's try a fresh approach to ring making. Come explore the design and construction of two unique rings: a hollow constructed ring and tension-set ring. Competent fabrication and soldering skills are required.

BIO: John Cogswell is a jeweler, silversmith, educator and author/illustrator. He surrently teaches at SUNY New Paltz, NY, and previously taught at Parsons School of Design, NYC, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY and Hofstra University, LI. He is also former Director of the Jewelry and Metalsmithing Department at the 92nd Street Y in New York City. In addition, he has conducted numerous workshops at such locations as Arrowmont, Brookfield, Haystack; Penland; Appalachian Center; Peters Valley; Touchstone; FSG/WildAcres; FSG/Atlantic Center for the Arts and many others. He was the 2006 inductee into the National Metalsmiths' Hall of Fame and was selected as Touchstone Center for Crafts' 2007 Artist of the Year. He is author and illustrator of Creative Stonesetting, and has served as a technical consultant and contributing author for several contemporary jewelry texts including Metals Technic, Contemporary Silver and The Penland Book of Jewelry. His work has appeared in numerous exhibitions and publications, and is included in many public and private collections, including the Victoria Albert Museum, London, UK, the Jewish Museum, NYC and the Ackland Museum of Art, chapel Hill, NC.

: $215 ADC Members/$240 Non-Members

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