Workshop Calendar

Global Reach, Local Focus: Glass Art Workshops with Bullseye Glass Co.–Part One

Global Reach, Local Focus: Glass Art Workshops with Bullseye Glass Co.–Part One

Bullseye Glass Co. is a manufacturer of colored glass for art and architecture with worldwide distribution. Their commitment to research and education of glass art has led to collaboration with a community of artists all over the world to produce and promote quality glass art. Santa Fe Creative Tourism is proud to present Bullseye Glass Company’s Santa Fe Resource Center classes, including Hip to be Square: Graphic Coasters, a DIY Santa Fe 2014 featured workshop. For more information,...

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Testimonial: Glass Paperweight Making with Aurora Borealis Glassworks

Testimonial: Glass Paperweight Making with Aurora Borealis Glassworks

Jeffrey “Smitty” Schmitt is the owner of Aurora Borealis Glassworks, LLC. A self-taught glass artist, Smitty has over 30 years of experience with the medium, and his work can be found in galleries and shows throughout the Southwest. Santa Fe Creative Tourism is proud to present Glass Paperweight Making with Aurora Borealis Glassworks. For more information, please visit auroraborealisglassworks.com  or  santafecreativetourism.org. - Testimonial: Glass Paperweight Making with Aurora...

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A Delicate Obsession: Glass Bead Making with Donna Nova

A Delicate Obsession: Glass Bead Making with Donna Nova

Santa Fe glass artist Donna Nova specializes in lampworked beads. Her designs and jewelry have appeared in dozens of publications over the years, and her finished work has sold in bead shops and galleries across the country, from the Kittrell/Riffkind Art Glass Gallery in Dallas, Texas, to Washington, D.C.’s Beadazzled. Santa Fe Creative Tourism is proud to present Glass Bead Making with Donna Nova Designs. For more information, please visit donnanova.com or santafecreativetourism.org....

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Five Questions with Donna Nova

Five Questions with Donna Nova

Santa Fe glass artist Donna Nova specializes in lampworked beads. Her designs and jewelry have appeared in dozens of publications over the years, and her finished work can be found in bead shops and galleries across the country, from the Kittrell/Riffkind Art Glass Gallery in Dallas, Texas, to Washington, D.C.’s Beadazzled. Santa Fe Creative Tourism is proud to present Glass Bead Making with Donna Nova Designs. For more information, please visit donnanova.com or...

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Artist Talk: Narcissus Quagliata – Archetypes and Visions in Light and Glass / July 17, 2013

Artist Talk: Narcissus Quagliata – Archetypes and Visions in Light and Glass / July 17, 2013

Artist Talk: Narcissus Quagliata – Archetypes and Visions in Light and Glass / July 17, 2013 Italian artist Narcissus Quagliata pioneered the methods that have broken the boundaries of glass as an art medium. He has created large-scale projects on three continents, including Divinity in Light installed on a Michelangelo basilica in the artist’s native Rome. Quagliata will use this and other projects as a lens through which to discuss the significance of light as a relevant medium in the...

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Lost Wax Kilncast Glass / July 17-21, 2013

Lost Wax Kilncast Glass / July 17-21, 2013

Lost Wax Kilncast Glass / July 17-21, 2013 In this class you will learn how to make fully sculptural cast glass objects using the lost wax process. Steps in the process include creating a refractory mold around a wax model, steaming out the wax, calculating the amount of glass needed to fill the mold, curing the mold, and firing the work in the kiln. You will complete this process twice: first with a wax model we provide and then with a wax model you will build in class. Finishing methods will...

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Etsy Craft Party: Santa Fe, NM / June 20, 2013

Etsy Craft Party: Santa Fe, NM / June 20, 2013

Etsy Craft Party: Santa Fe, NM / June 20, 2013 We will have on hand some wonderful art supplies for painting images, drawing and adorning miniature art pendants to wear. The beauty is in how many you can make before walking out the door. Not withstanding that we have a whole patio to ourselves and can dine and create to our hearts content. The quality of the materials available are to die for! Cost: $10.00 at the door. When: June 20, 2013 Time: 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Max. Attendees: 40 Where: Etsy...

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Harnessing Flow / Starts July 5, 2013

Harnessing Flow / Starts July 5, 2013

Harnessing Flow, July 5-6 & 8, 2013 Explore the principles of glass flow, deformation, and displacement and learn to make work that captures a sense of movement within. The process will involve learning kilnforming basics, doing volume calculations, working with dams and refractory materials, and designing firing schedules. Basic coldworking methods will also be covered. As a student, you will make three finished pieces and leave the class with enough information to keep experimenting in...

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Kiln-Glass Components for Jewelry and Wearables / August 22-25, 2013

Kiln-Glass Components for Jewelry and Wearables / August 22-25, 2013

Kiln-Glass Components for Jewelry and Wearables / August 22-25, 2013 Kiln-glass is frequently used in jewelry, but the emphasis is often on quantity rather than quality. In this class you will learn to distinguish your work through thoughtful design, careful studio practices, multiple firings, coldworking methods and, ultimately, good craftsmanship. Instruction will cover creating jewelry elements for a variety of forms, functions and styles. Samples of and discussions about using kilnformed...

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Hip to be Square: Graphic Coasters / August 14, 2013

Hip to be Square: Graphic Coasters / August 14, 2013

Hip to be Square: Graphic Coasters, August 14, 2013 Create a set of landing pads for your favorite beverage. You’ll also learn about the powder printing technique, a screen printing method that uses dry glass powder to create images with rich textures and colors on glass. Working with a selection of Bullseye sheet glass colors and screens prepared with a wide range of images, you’ll make art you can drink on: four 4”-square glass coasters that your guests will want to steal. No...

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First Glass Fusing Class / August 17, 2013

First Glass Fusing Class /  August 17, 2013

First Glass Fusing Class /  August 17, 2013 In this 2.5-hour class, you will be introduced to many fundamental concepts related to creating glass objects in the kiln. You will make an 8″ x 8″ fused and slumped plate, enjoying a wide range of glasses to choose from. Plates will be fired after the workshop and available for pick-up a few days later. After completing this class, you will be eligible to continue working in Bullseye’s Open Studio sessions. No experience with glass...

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Block Party: An Introduction to Kilncarving / May 11, 2013

Block Party: An Introduction to Kilncarving / May 11, 2013

Block Party: An Introduction to Kilncarving / May 11, 2013 Kilncarving: Leave your chisel at home. All you need to create luscious numbers (or letters or other graphic imagery) is a block of glass, ceramic fiber paper, and the right amount of heat. This kilncarving class introduces you to “kilncarving,” a kilnforming technique that achieves a bas-relief, textured, or sculpted look in billets (slabs of glass most often used for casting because they have very few bubbles). You’ll create a design...

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Glass Tile Mosaic / May 11-12, 2013

Glass Tile Mosaic / May 11-12, 2013

Glass Tile Mosaic / May 11-12, 2013 Take a workshop creating your own piece of functional art. Students will create a 10″x10″ glass tile trivet using 1″ x 1″ and 2″x 2″ glass tiles with different colors. Choose and set your design on Saturday and grout your piece on Sunday. Find out how fun it is working with glass tile. Take your piece home and put it to use. When: Sat. May 11th & Sun. May 12th Where: “The Art Barn” / 1005 Alto Street...

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Cast Glass Workshops with Maya Tile / May 2013

Cast Glass Workshops with Maya Tile / May 2013

Cast Glass Workshops with Maya Tile / May 2013 Maya Tile is now offering cast glass workshops in the art of casting glass. We have recently moved into our new space in Santa Fe, at Lamesadevenn. Ryan Helean, co-owner of Maya Tile, is leading the cast glass workshops. Ryan’s years of artistic experience and gentle teaching demeanor create a teaching environment free of ridicule. Ryan brings to the classroom seven years of casting experience and his ability to make rubber molds. We welcome...

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Coloring Our Vision: A Glass Art Workshop / May 2-5, 2013

Coloring Our Vision: A Glass Art Workshop / May 2-5, 2013

Coloring Our Vision: A Glass Art Workshop / May 2-5, 2013 A Glass Art Workshop: Using powders and sheet glass, students will explore a subtle palette of color that can open our hearts to the vision we each carry. Gathering objects from nature and developing concepts from our internal world in response to these objects, you’ll create three different glass projects. Each participant will work from within their own unique process to develop skills and discover concepts they can continue to...

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Cast Glass Workshops with Maya Tile / April 2013

Cast Glass Workshops with Maya Tile / April 2013

Maya Tile is now offering cast glass workshops in the art of casting glass. We have recently moved into our new space in Santa Fe, at the Rancho. Ryan Helean, co-owner of Maya Tile, is leading the cast glass workshops. Ryan’s years of artistic experience and gentle teaching demeanor creates a teaching environment free of ridicule. Ryan brings to the classroom seven years of casting experience and his ability to make rubber molds. We welcome students of all ages (we may be offering kids...

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Introduction to Coldworking / April 5-7, 2013

Introduction to Coldworking / April 5-7, 2013

Introduction to Coldworking / April 5-7, 2013 Coldworking is changing the shape and/or surface texture of glass using tools and processes that don’t rely upon heat. These processes include grinding, carving, engraving, polishing, and sandblasting—all of which provide possibilities for artists and makers to resolve aesthetic and functional issues in glass, ranging from shape and surface quality to strength and stability of edges. In this class, you will try your hand at many coldworking...

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Glass Tile Mosaic / April 20-21, 2013

Glass Tile Mosaic / April 20-21, 2013

Glass Tile Mosaic / April 20-21, 2013 If you are attracted to glass tile here is a chance to make your own piece of functional art. Students will create a 10″x10″ trivet using an assortment of 1″ and 2″ glass tiles in different colors. We will set tiles on Saturday and grout the piece on Sunday. Take your art piece home and put it to use. When: Sat. April 20th and Sun April 21st Where: “The Art Barn” / 1005 Alto Street / Santa Fe, NM / 87501 Time: 12:30 to...

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First Glass Fusing Class / April 20, 2013

First Glass Fusing Class / April 20, 2013

First Glass Fusing Class / April 20, 2013 In this 2.5-hour introductory glass fusing class, you will be familiarized with the fundamental concepts of creating glass objects in the kiln. You will make an 8” x 8” fused and slumped plate, choosing from a wide range of glasses. Plates will be fired after the workshop and available for pick-up a few days later. After completing this class, you will be eligible to participate in Bullseye’s Open Studio sessions. No experience with glass is required...

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Couples Glass Paperweight Making with Aurora Borealis Glassworks / March 22,23,24 & 25 / DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey / March 2013

Couples Glass Paperweight Making with Aurora Borealis Glassworks / March 22,23,24 & 25 / DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey / March 2013

DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey features exclusive savings on lodgings during the entire month of March. *Guests book their accommodations directly with the hotel, bed and breakfast, or inn of their choice. *Guests reserve all workshops directly with the artist of their interest. Please contact artist(s) prior to booking your room reservation to ensure workshop availability. www.diysantafe.com ——————————————————— Glass Paperweight Making In the Hot Shop with Aurora Borealis Glassworks –...

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Couples Glass Paperweight Making with Aurora Borealis Glassworks / March 29, 30 & 31 / DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey / March 2013

Couples Glass Paperweight Making with Aurora Borealis Glassworks / March 29, 30 & 31 / DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey / March 2013

DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey features exclusive savings on lodgings during the entire month of March. *Guests book their accommodations directly with the hotel, bed and breakfast, or inn of their choice. *Guests reserve all workshops directly with the artist of their interest. Please contact artist(s) prior to booking your room reservation to ensure workshop availability. www.diysantafe.com ——————————————————— Couples Glass Paperweight Making with Aurora Borealis Glassworks March 29, 30...

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DIY Santa Fe – A Creative Way to Discover Santa Fe / Special workshops, classes and lodging offers in March, 2013

DIY Santa Fe – A Creative Way to Discover Santa Fe / Special workshops, classes and lodging offers in March, 2013

DIY Santa Fe – A Creative Way to Discover Santa Fe Special workshops, classes and lodging offers in March, 2013 www.diysantafe.org Santa Fe is helping everyone help find their inner artist this spring by experiencing, first hand, what makes Santa Fe, New Mexico a nationally recognized center of creativity. Abundant visual arts fill the city with galleries, outdoor art and museums while Santa Fe’s adobe architecture, unique multi-cultural traditions and stunning scenery can’t help but...

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First Glass Fusing Class / April 20, 2013

First Glass Fusing Class / April 20, 2013

First Glass Fusing Class / April 20, 2013 In this 2.5-hour class, you will be introduced to the fundamental concepts of creating glass objects in the kiln. You will make an 8” x 8” fused and slumped plate, choosing from a wide range of glasses. Plates will be fired after the workshop and available for pick-up a few days later. After completing this class, you will be eligible to participate in Bullseye’s Open Studio sessions. No experience with glass is required for this course, which is...

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Artist Talk: Poetry Is Everywhere with Judy Tuwaletstiwa / February 28, 2013

Artist Talk: Poetry Is Everywhere with Judy Tuwaletstiwa / February 28, 2013

Artist Talk: Poetry Is Everywhere with Judy Tuwaletstiwa / February 28, 2013 Join Judy Tuwaletstiwa for “Artist Talk: Poetry Is Everywhere” as she presents a glimpse at her lifetime of art and a peek at the new glass works she has been creating while working in the studio at the Santa Fe Resource Center. “My work has always grown from my relationship to landscape, whether it is the landscape of the Hopi Reservation or of New York City. Just as a poem is composed of words we all...

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Women & Silver Retreat: Creating, Learning & Sharing / March 11-24, 2013

Women & Silver Retreat: Creating, Learning & Sharing / March 11-24, 2013

Women & Silver Retreat: Creating, Learning & Sharing / March 11-24, 2013 This two-week “Women & Silver Retreat“  is designed to teach skills, but also to experience community and wisdom together. Days will be spent exploring ways to incorporate inlay, stone cutting, reticulation, mokume gane, gold leaf and other techniques into jewelry designs. Evenings will be spent processing the days and sharing life lessons and experiences with one another. Participants will have...

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Couples Glass Paperweight Making with Aurora Borealis Glassworks / March 1,2,3 & 4 / DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey / March 2013

Couples Glass Paperweight Making with Aurora Borealis Glassworks / March 1,2,3 & 4  / DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey / March 2013

DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey features exclusive savings on lodgings during the entire month of March. *Guests book their accommodations directly with the hotel, bed and breakfast, or inn of their choice. *Guests reserve all workshops directly with the artist of their interest. Please contact artist(s) prior to booking your room reservation to ensure workshop availability. www.diysantafe.com ——————————————————— Glass Paperweight Making In the Hot Shop with Aurora Borealis Glassworks –...

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First Glass Fusing Class with Erik Whittemore @ Bullseye Resource Center / March 16, 2013 / DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey / March 2013

First Glass Fusing Class with Erik Whittemore @ Bullseye Resource Center / March 16, 2013 / DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey / March 2013

DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey features exclusive savings on lodgings during the entire month of March. *Guests book their accommodations directly with the hotel, bed and breakfast, or inn of their choice. *Guests reserve all workshops directly with the artist of their interest. Please contact artist(s) prior to booking your room reservation to ensure workshop availability. www.diysantafe.com ——————————————————— In this 2.5-hour class, you will be introduced to many fundamental concepts...

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Painting with Glass / March 8-11, 2013

Painting with Glass / March 8-11, 2013

While the tradition of painting on glass spans many centuries, only fairly recently have materials and processes been developed (largely at Bullseye) that allow artists to paint with glass. In this class, you will work with colored glass sheets, powders, frits, and stringers to build a palette of techniques that allow a wide range of painterly effects. After working through a series of very specific hands-on exercises, you will make several pieces to further develop your understanding of the...

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First Glass Fusing Class / February 2, 2013

First Glass Fusing Class / February 2, 2013

In this 2.5-hour class, you will be introduced to many fundamental concepts related to creating glass objects in the kiln. You will make an 8″ x 8″ fused and slumped plate, enjoying a wide range of glasses to choose from. Plates will be fired after the workshop and available for pick-up a few days later. After completing this class, you will be eligible to continue working in Bullseye’s Open Studio sessions. No experience with glass is required for this course, which is...

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Lost Wax Kilncast Glass Demonstration / February 13, 2013

Lost Wax Kilncast Glass Demonstration / February 13, 2013

Lost Wax Kilncast Glass Demonstration / February 13, 2013 See the basic steps involved in creating lost wax kilncast glass, from making the model and duplicating it in wax to building the mold, to loading it with glass and firing it in the kiln. We collaborate with a community of artists around the globe to produce quality art glass and promote quality glass art. Bullseye Glass Company is a manufacturer of colored glass for art and architecture with worldwide distribution and a strong...

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Basic Kilnformed Pattern Bars / February 15-18, 2013

Basic Kilnformed Pattern Bars / February 15-18, 2013

The pattern bar is a special method that allows for creating unique and complex designs in kilnformed glass. In this workshop, you will learn to use glass flow and multiple firings to break away from the flatness of sheet glass and into the realm of dimensional, organic patterning. You will design and make pattern bars, cut them up on the wet saw, fuse them into blanks, do some basic coldworking, and ultimately leave the class with three unique finished plates. Prerequisites: Basic glass...

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DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey / March 2013

DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey / March 2013

DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey features exclusive savings on lodgings during the entire month of March. Please contact artist(s) prior to booking your room reservation to ensure workshop...

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Couples Glass Paperweight Making with Aurora Borealis Glassworks / March 8,9,10 & 11 / DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey / March 2013

Couples Glass Paperweight Making with Aurora Borealis Glassworks / March 8,9,10 & 11 / DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey / March 2013

DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey features exclusive savings on lodgings during the entire month of March. *Guests book their accommodations directly with the hotel, bed and breakfast, or inn of their choice. *Guests reserve all workshops directly with the artist of their interest. Please contact artist(s) prior to booking your room reservation to ensure workshop availability. www.diysantafe.com ——————————————————— Glass Paperweight Making In the Hot Shop with Aurora Borealis Glassworks –...

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Glass Chile Ristra Workshop / December 22, 2012

Glass Chile Ristra Workshop / December 22, 2012

Join us for two hours and create your own Glass Chile Ristra, enjoy New Mexico chile delights and tour Casa de Vidrio. New Mexico artists use hot glass to sculpt these chile peppers while the glass is over 2,000 degrees. No experience necessary but we do need a minimum of six participants to make this workshop. Two people will create one ristra that is sent to one address. Santa Fe’s House of Glass This workshop will take place in a private contemporary home that is styled after ancient...

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Clay Beads, Bails and Pendants with Ginny Zipperer / March 9-10 & 20-21/ DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey / March 2013

Clay Beads, Bails and Pendants with Ginny Zipperer / March 9-10 & 20-21/ DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey / March 2013

DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey features exclusive savings on lodgings during the entire month of March. *Guests book their accommodations directly with the hotel, bed and breakfast, or inn of their choice. *Guests reserve all workshops directly with the artist of their interest. Please contact artist(s) prior to booking your room reservation to ensure workshop availability. www.diysantafe.com ——————————————————— This is a 2 day basic clay workshop for beaders and jewelers who want to create...

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Lampwork Glass Beadmaking with Donna Nova / Available Daily / DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey / March 2013

Lampwork Glass Beadmaking with Donna Nova / Available Daily / DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey / March 2013

DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey features exclusive savings on lodgings during the entire month of March. *Guests book their accommodations directly with the hotel, bed and breakfast, or inn of their choice. *Guests reserve all workshops directly with the artist of their interest. Please contact artist(s) prior to booking your room reservation to ensure workshop availability. www.diysantafe.com ——————————————————— Learn how glass beads are made and spend 2 hours in a lampworking studio learning...

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Artist Talk: Stacy Lynn Smith @ Bullseye Resource Center / November 29, 2012

Artist Talk: Stacy Lynn Smith @ Bullseye Resource Center / November 29, 2012

Join artist Stacy Lynn Smith as she demonstrates her powder printing technique, which involves pressing dry glass powders through a prepared silkscreen to create images in kiln-glass with rich textures and colors that can’t be achieved with traditional printing methods. Smith will also share images of her work. When:  November 29, 2012 Where: Bullseye Resource Center, 805 Early Street, Building E, Santa Fe, New Mexico Time:  5:30pm–6:30pm Cost:  FREE Max. Attendees:  40 Website/Blog...

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Basic Wire Wrapping with Claudia Chavez / Starts November 7, 2012

Basic Wire Wrapping with Claudia Chavez / Starts November 7, 2012

Learn or improve your wire wrapping skills by linking and attaching bead clusters with wire and pins. Colorful beads, crystals and pearls will be provided to create your own unique earrings and chains. All supplies are provided in class but students must bring their own tools. Claudia Chavez sells her beautiful work in the Santa Fe Spanish Market and on The Plaza. Time: 6 to 8:30 p.m Cost:  $55 Max. Attendees:  15 Phone:  505-428-1676 Website/Blog Address:...

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Silver Jewelry Using Metal Clay / November 18, 2012

Silver Jewelry Using Metal Clay / November 18, 2012

Silver metal clay is an exciting material consisting of silver particles in a nontoxic binder and water. It looks, feels and acts like clay. When heated, the binder and water burn away to leave 99-percent pure silver. Students will practice firing with a small butane torch, an easy process that takes just minutes. Experienced artists will find this material fascinating, but no previous experience is needed. Leave class with finished jewelry! You’ll learn the basics in one day, and be...

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The Time Travelers Art: Painting With Mineral Pigments On Gem Stones with Margot Guerrera / September 30th, 2012

The Time Travelers Art: Painting With Mineral Pigments On Gem Stones with Margot Guerrera / September 30th, 2012

A hands-on workshop in mineral pigment making and painting on small stone material. Has an application in fine as well as altered jewelry arts movements. When:  Sunday, September 30th Where: At the 7th Annual Palace of the Governors Gem & Mineral Show In the Palace of the Governors Historic Court Yard Time:  2-4 p.m. Cost:  $10.00 material fee For reservations in this workshop please call 505-476 -5182. Website/Blog Address:  http://margotguerrera.blogspot.com [si-contact-form...

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Artist Talk: Judy Tuwaletstiwa: Poetry Is Everywhere @ Bullseye Resource Center / February 28, 2013

Artist Talk: Judy Tuwaletstiwa: Poetry Is Everywhere @ Bullseye Resource Center / February 28, 2013

Join Judy Tuwaletstiwa as she presents a glimpse at her lifetime of art and a peek at the new glass works she has been creating while working in the studio at the Santa Fe Resource Center. “My work has always grown from my relationship to landscape, whether it is the landscape of the Hopi Reservation or of New York City. Just as a poem is composed of words we all use, my work is composed of mundane materials we all see. A poet creates rhythm and pattern, simile and metaphor from everyday...

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Introduction to Fusing and Slumping @ Bullseye Resource Center / Starts October 23, 2012

Introduction to Fusing and Slumping @ Bullseye Resource Center / Starts October 23, 2012

This class is a rich introduction to kilncasting glass with hand-built refractory molds. As a student, you will complete four projects. These will include a bas relief casting and three castings made with different forms of glass (frit, powder, and billet) to illustrate the unique qualities of each form. You will learn fundamental cold working skills as well as firing procedures and investment mold recipes. No prerequisites. When: October 23–24 & 26, 2012 Where: Bullseye Resource Center,...

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Artist Talk: Stacy Lynn Smith @ Bullseye Resource Center / September 13, 2012

Artist Talk: Stacy Lynn Smith  @ Bullseye Resource Center / September 13, 2012

Join artist Stacy Lynn Smith as she demonstrates her powder printing technique, which involves pressing dry glass powders through a prepared silkscreen to create images in kiln-glass with rich textures and colors that can’t be achieved with traditional printing methods. Smith will also share images of her work. When: Thursday September 13, 2012 Where: Bullseye Resource Center, 805 Early Street, Building E, Santa Fe, New Mexico. Time: 5:30pm–6:30pm Cost: FREE Phone: 505-467-8951...

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Santa Fe Creative Tourism Newsletter / July & August 2012

Santa Fe Creative Tourism Newsletter / July & August 2012

Testimonial – New Mexico ArtSpa “I have to confess, I was completely flummoxed by the description “art spa”. I couldn’t get past my vision of “spa” as a place where you go for a massage or a soak or a sauna. But now my horizons have been broadened and I can conceive of  a spa as any place you go to have a rejuvenating experience-in this case via art.  Talk about “in the moment”! I found that everything went out of mind except what I was...

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Beading Fun!, Observation Station, New Mexico Fairy Casas, and Storybook Nook @ The Santa Fe Childrens Museum / July 2012

Beading Fun!, Observation Station, New Mexico Fairy Casas, and Storybook Nook @ The Santa Fe Childrens Museum / July 2012

Beading Fun! Come learn about all kinds of beading from simple stringing to beadweaving on a loom. Materials supplied. Best suited for school age children. Adults are welcome to join in the fun! Time: 3:30 – 4:30 pm When: Every Tuesday in July 2012 Observation Station Magnify your world as we learn how to use microscopes of different powers, observe natural objects, gain knowledge and have fun. Time: 10:30 – 12 noon When: Every Tuesday in July 2012 New Mexico Fairy Casas Kids learn...

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Painting with Glass / Starts August 3, 2012

Painting with Glass / Starts August 3, 2012

While the tradition of painting on glass spans many centuries, only fairly recently have materials and processes been developed (largely at Bullseye) that allow artists to paint with glass. In this class, you will work with colored glass sheets, powders, frits, and stringers to build a palette of techniques that allow a wide range of painterly effects. After working through a series of very specific hands-on exercises, you will make several pieces to further develop your understanding of the...

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Pâte de Verre, Methods to Form By / Starts July 17, 2012

Pâte de Verre, Methods to Form By / Starts July 17, 2012

The French term “pâte de verre” translates literally as “paste of glass.” This method, which involves creating thin-walled vessels by hand packing multiple layers of fine glass grains into the interior of a mold, allows tremendous room for exploration. As a student in this workshop, you will explore a variety of processes used by Lomné to create her signature work. These include model making, mold construction, color mixing, inlay design, texture control, firing cycles and coldworking....

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Artist Talk: Alicia Lomné, Pâte de Verre @ Bullseye Glass Co. / July 21, 2012

Artist Talk: Alicia Lomné, Pâte de Verre @ Bullseye Glass Co. / July 21, 2012

Alicia Lomné will show images of her work and working methods and demonstrate a variety of processes used in the creation of her surprisingly large, thin-walled, carefully colored forms. She will touch on model making, mold construction, color mixing, inlay design, texture control, firing cycles, and coldworking, while discussing her motivations for working in this process-intensive manner. When: July 21, 2012 Where: Bullseye Resource Center, 805 Early Street, Building E, Santa Fe, New Mexico....

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Make Exotic Agate Beads with Polymer Clay / Saturday June 9, 2012

Make Exotic Agate Beads with Polymer Clay / Saturday June 9, 2012

Find yourself lusting after exotic, antique agate beads? Learn to make them yourself with polymer clay, a versatile material with unlimited potential for all media and artforms. This one-day workshop introduces you to polymer and teaches you a stunning approach to patterned, translucent layered effects. You’ll learn how polymer can recreate the look and feel of virtually all natural materials. You’ll leave with your own strand of exotic agate beads, and knowledge of a new,...

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Glass & Jewelry

Glass & Jewelry

A collection of ongoing or by request glass & jewelry workshops in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Immerse yourself in Santa Fe’s unique art, culture, history, and heritage. Artists are willing to accommodate to your schedule! See our calendar for scheduled workshops and events. Book directly with your artist...

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