Unique Copper Wire Bracelets
Time & Location
About the Event
Learn a new technique that dates back to antiquity by manipulating heavy gauge copper wire into unique shapes. In this session, students will be introduced to several kinds of pliers that are used to do the work of bending and achieve a distinctive finished bracelet that you will be delighted to wear at that next special dinner party! No experience required, just a passion for learning.
About the Instructor:
Casey Bemis is a multi-tasking artist that loves to share all kinds of art-related knowledge with students. Casey holds BFA from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago and an MFA from the Academy of Art University in San Francisco where she specialized in Metals, both foundry work and jewelry. Today, she runs a studio just south of Whitehall year round; painting, drawing and even quilting. Color and texture are key components to her body of work as is observing nature in its abstract form.
Class size is limited to 6 students. Each student will get their own table which will be 6 ft from the neighboring tables. Students will have their own set of supplies that will be sanitized before class. Students should wear masks, use the provided hand sanitizer, and abide by social distancing mandates.
ACWL-Nuveen classes are supported in part by grants from the Michigan Council for Arts & Cultural Affairs, the National Endowment for the Arts and the Nuveen Benevolent Trust.