Martin Ebbers, alias Martinus, began his formal apprenticeship to become a goldsmith at the age of 15. He achieved his Master Goldsmith Degree and Teaching Certification through studies at the Institute of Goldsmith Arts in Hanau, Germany in 1980. To date Martinus has spent 38 years at the work bench. Martinus always carried some unresolved questions on metallurgy. His curiosity has recently led to fascinating new discoveries.
See websites listed below for additional information. Arrowmont, Gatlinburg, TN <www.arrowmont.org> Arthur Hash presents Make with a Conscience August 12-18. Deb Karash leads 5-5-10, 5 days, 5 projects, 10 techniques September 30-October 6. Craft Alliance, St. Louis, MO <www.craftalliance.org> Michael Dale Bernard teaches Coded/Coated August 13-16. Danaca Design Studio, Seattle, WA <www.danacadesign.com> Rachel Shimpock […]
SNAG presents “Forging Entrepreneurs: Tools and Skills for Business Success” all day Sunday August 26 at the Society for Contemporary Craft in Pittsburgh, PA. Eight artists making a living from their work share successful business advice and technical information that will enhance your productivity and improve your bottom line. Attendance capped at 100. Read more. […]
Hello again! I hope all that attended the conference enjoyed themselves as much as I did. It was my first conference as the Treasurer, and I met so many fascinating and thoroughly enjoyable people and what a blast I had selling raffle tickets.
Society for Midwest Metalsmiths’ workshop schedule for 2012 includes: August 11-12 – Micro-Forming with Andrea Kennington & Les Bryant, at Maryville University; September 22-23 – Fold Forming at SIUE with Michael Parrett. <www.midwest-metalsmiths.org>
South Florida Jewelry Arts Guild’s annual retreat is September 7-9 in Key Largo, FL. <www.sfjag.org>
Metal Arts Guild of San Francisco sponsors a two-day Fusing Sterling Silver workshop September 22-23 with Marne Ryan. Workshop will be held at Scintillant Studio, San Francisco. <www.metalartsguildsf.org>