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  • Mining fields like education, cinema, psychology, literature and art history Anna Craycroft examines cultural models for fostering individuality. Through drawings, paintings, videos, sculptures, furniture, installations, books, workshops, or curatorial projects she works thematically on a single thesis over a series of exhibitions.

  • In his lecture, Laurence Rickels reenters the exchange between Walter Benjamin and Alexander Mette, which led to Mette’s review of Ursprung des deutschen Trauerspiels in Imago and brought Benjamin to consider the clinical picture of schizophrenia, the topic of Mette’s dissertation-book, which he in turn reviewed.

  • Artist Anna Craycroft, of the current exhibition Tuning the Room in Ben Maltz Gallery, in discussion with artist and curator Micah Silver.

  • Emily Thorpe's art work addresses the twisting formation of memory through spatial relations and moments of domesticity. She will be presenting a solo exhibition for her Graduate Thesis at The Bolsky Gallery, Otis College of Art & Design, on view February 20 to February 25, 2017. There will be a closing reception on Saturday, February 25, 6-9pm.

  • Solmaz Sharif

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    Solmaz Sharif’s first collection, Look, was recently published by Graywolf Press and is a 2016 National Book Award finalist. Her poetry has appeared in the New Republic, Granta, Poetry, and other journals. Her first collection, Look, was recently published by Graywolf Press. A former Stegner Fellow, she is currently a lecturer at Stanford University and lives in the Bay Area.

  • Brendan Folwer was born 1978, Berkeley, California and lives and works in Los Angeles. His solo exhibitions include New Portraits (2017), Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles, Portraits (2016), Mathew, New York and New Pictures, Six Sampler Works, and Benches (2015), Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles.

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Fine Silver Metal Clay Techniques


Enrich your jewelry design experience with Precious Metal Clay. This wonderfully malleable material, consisting of fine silver particles suspended in an organic binder and water, can be formed like earthen clay and, when fired in a kiln, fuses or "sinters" together to become a .999 pure silver object. In this course students explore PMC techniques while making bead caps and cones, setting lab-grown gemstones and dichroic glass cabachons, creating hollow beads, and moldmaking. Due to time restraints, pieces completed in class may be fired at the instructors studio and returned for finishing by the student.

Prerequisite: None (Recommended: XJWL3018 Introduction to Precious Metal Clay: A One-Day Program)

First class materials: $200 materials lab fee payable to instructor in two parts; $100 at 1st class meeting and $100 at 4th class meeting; includes Precious Metal Clay and faceted lab grown gemstone, dihroic glass, ceramic shard, bisque bead, and other materials necessary for completing all projects. Syringe, paste, and paper are also available for use and a loaner kit is provided. Additional clay products may be purchased as desired. Bring snack, water, and eye magnification at first meeting. (Please note: cost of materials changes each week, depending on project; average cost is approximately $25 per week.)


There are no sections for this course for this semester.
Course Details
Course Code: XJWL3020
Meetings: 8
Credit Hours: NC
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