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OSU Arts & Sciences Outreach
213 Life Sciences East
Stillwater, OK 74078-3017
- 06/19/2017 - 06/23/2017
COURSE: Beginning Jewelry Fabrication
WHEN: Monday June 19 - Friday June 23, 2017
WHAT TIME: 1p - 5p
HOW MUCH: $250
+$25 AFTER: 5p, Friday June 2, 2017
LAST CHANCE TO ENROLL: 5p, Friday June16, 2017
CLASS DESCRIPTION: This exciting intensive one-week beginning jewelry making course will teach students the essential basic skills of jewelry fabrication: sawing, texturing, forming, soldering and stone setting in the creation of a pendant, ring and bracelet. All project materials (metals and stones) and use of basic jewelry making hand tools will be provided in the course fee.
LEARNING OBJECTIVES: Develop basic skills and knowledge to use hand tools and a torch to create functional wearable jewelry. Through working, develop an appreciation for the handmade object and the craft necessary to accomplish the completed object.
BIOGRAPHY: Chris Ramsay is a Professor in the Department of Art, Graphic Design and Art History at OSU, specializing in metals and jewelry design. He has a BFA from the University of Michigan and a MFA from Texas Tech. Ramsay has been a resident artist at Haystack Mountain School of Crafts in Maine, Far Lookout Residency in Oregon, Acadia National Park in Maine, Crater lake National Park in Oregon and is currently an active artist in the Tulsa Artist Fellowship program. Ramsay was named Outstanding Higher Educator of the Year in 2013 by the Oklahoma Art Education Association and was awarded an OSU Regents Distinguished Teaching Award in 2015. He is an active supporter of art in the public schools in Stillwater, writing grants to bring visiting artists into the classroom to work with students. In 2014-15 his artwork was on display at the OSU Art Museum in a one person exhibition titled Meditations in Stillwater.