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MAD Atelier: Wearable Sculpture

Tue, Apr 20 / 7–9 pm

Join MAD’s 2015 artist-in-residence Amy Lemaire for an online intensive jewelry workshop inspired by Amy’s wearable glass sculptures. Participants will upcycle found materials such as straws and string into unique, architectural wearable sculptures. Amy will share some of the showpieces in her collection of handmade glass jewelry as participants craft statement pieces together. The intensive workshop is for ages 18 and up and for all skill levels. Enrollment is limited to 25 participants.

Sign up for all three MAD Atelier workshops! 

May 4: Wound Paper Beads

May 11: Ready-Made Pins and Earrings

 

Materials needed

  • plastic or paper drinking straws 
  • scissors 
  • spool of stringing material. Recommended: braided wax thread or craft wire 

About the artist

Amy Lemaire is a multi-disciplinary artist and educator based in Brooklyn, NY. An explorer at heart, her work reveals an interest in currency systems, material language poetics and the production of histories. Lemaire studied at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (BFA) and Pratt Institute (MFA). She has taught at Pilchuck Glass School (WA), Salem Community College (NJ), Penland School and Crafts (NC), and UrbanGlass (NY), where she has taught for the past decade. For the past six years, Lemaire has served as the Director of the Bead Project, a creative entrepreneurship program for women in New York City.

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