Wednesday, December 10, 2008

GET SCHOOLED: TANK Jewelry & Beads - Beadmaking Workshop with Master Flameworker Kristina Logan ( May 16th & 17th 2009)

TANK Jewelry & Beads is please to announce a workshop with Master Flameworker Kristina Logan

May 16th & 17th 2009 at TANK studio (in the Distillery) 10am to 6pm

The Fee will be $525 + gst - this includes all materials.

Beadmaking Workshop: Perfecting your beadmaking skills

Advanced Beadmaking -- Dot Placement, Precision, and Form.
This workshop is designed for people who would like to improve their beadmaking skills. A broad spectrum of techniques will be explained and demonstrated - various surface decorations, clear casing, working large beads, and trouble shooting common mistakes and difficulties. Students will also be encouraged to concentrate on individual projects, ask questions, and work towards defining their own specific style.

Students will be expected to have had a foundation in the basics of beadmaking.

About the Artist

Kristina Logan is recognized internationally for her glass beads. She is an independent artist who lives and works in New Hampshire.

She was one of only four artists selected for exhibition in the Smithsonian American Art Museum's Renwick Gallery Invitational : Four Discoveries in Craft, 2002. "Logan"s beads exist in their own right as art... ", writes Kenneth Trapp, Curator-in-Charge at the Renwick Gallery.

Kristina served as president of the International Society of Glass Beadmakers from 1996 - 1998.

Kristina has taught beadmaking at such well know schools as The Studio at the Corning Museum of Glass in Corning, New York, Urban Glass in Brooklyn, New York, Haystack Mountain School of Crafts in Maine, Penland School of Crafts in North Carolina, Musée-Atelier du Verre à Sars-Poteries in France, and Centro Studio Vetro and Abate Zanetti in Venice, Italy.

The artist writes that beads "are part of my lifelong fascination with art and ornamentation. Glass beads form an historical thread, connecting people and cultures throughout our history". Kristina's work and desire to educate has been an inspiration for many glass beadmakers throughout the world.

Kristina's work has been collected by The Smithsonian Museum of American Art, Renwick Gallery, The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston MA, and the Corning Museum of Glass, Corning NY, and the Musée du Verre de Sars-Poteries, Sars-Poteries, France.

Registration & Payment:

A $125 + gst ($131.25) deposit is required to hold your spot as interest has been very high. The balance will be due March 1st 2009.

If in the unlikely event the class doesn't run, your deposit will be fully refunded. In the event that you are unable to attend, the deposit will be refunded once your spot has been filled.

Payment can be made by cheque (made out to "TANK"), cash, debit, or credit card.

Please let us know if you are mailing a cheque via email so we know to look out for it.


Cheques can be mailed to:
TANK 105
Bldg #74, 55 MIll ST.
Toronto ON. M5A 3C4

We are accepting deposits effective immediately on a first come first serve basis.

Amy & Jill


Anonymous kekek said...

funny stuff :)

12:14 a.m.  

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