Who: Junior high and high school students ages 13-18

Where: OSU Stillwater Bartlett Center for the Visual Arts

Note: These courses are not for credit and housing is not provided.


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Christine Nichols
Program Coordinator

OSU Arts & Sciences Outreach
213 Life Sciences East
Stillwater, OK 74078-3017

06/19/2017 - 06/23/2017
Matt Lemmond


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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.


Arts & Sciences Outreach reserves the right to cancel this course. Refund policy: 100% refund available until the Monday of the week prior to the start of class. 50% refund available Tuesday-Friday of the week prior to the start of class. No refunds on class day. If you have any disabilities and you need accommodation please contact Student Disability Services at 405.744.7116.