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Artist Spotlight: Barbara Seidenath is German born and raised jeweler. She studied Jewelry making at the State School for Glass and Jewelry in Neugablonz, Germany where she received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Goldsmithing, followed by a Masters of Fine Arts degree from the Academy of Fine Arts, Munich.

Seidenath's work has explored many different themes, often referencing abstract botanical forms. She has a fresh take on traditional metalsmithing techniques and uses bold colors in addition to line, dimension and form to create detailed tableaus in enamel. Barbara will be teaching an online workshop next week with Metalwerx. Click here to learn more.
Last chance to sign up for these workshops!
Introduction to Filigree
with Milt Fischbein
January 25 + 27 + 29
Fancy Foils: Creative Applications for Foils on Enamel
with Barbara Seidenath
January 26 + 28
February is On FIRE with New Workshops!
Locket and Chain: Keep It Secret, Keep It Safe
with Jennifer Wells
February 2 - 11
Knitted Chain
with Munya Avigail-Upin
February 9 + 11
Forging Techniques for Jewelry
with Deana Pastel
February 5 - 19 (3 weeks)
Resin Inlay
with Wendy Jo New
February 10 + 12
Mushroom and Flush Riveting
with William Vanaria
February 6 - 7
Salt Water Etching for Enamel
with Jesse Bert
February 16 + 18
UPCOMING EVENTS
_virtual Wear & Share
Wednesday, Jan 27, 5:30pm ET
A New Year and a new time to share what you've been up to! Do you have pieces you've been working on? Need design or technique advice? Have you found a new tool you love? 
Metalwerx's monthly virtual show and tell is a great place to share what you've been up to, meet up with old friends and make new ones!

This special Wear & Share will feature metalsmith, maker and educator Kristin Mitsu Shiga! Kristin will share with us some of her work and a studio tip! Click here to learn more about Kristin and to take a tour of her studio in Kealakekua, on the Big Island of Hawai'i.
This step-by-step course and live coaching is a great way to learn how to launch a Shopify website for your handmade products. To learn more about this course, join the free Zoom info session Thursday, January 21st at 3pm. Metalwerx friends receive 20% off! Use code MWXMATE20. Offer expires 1/21.
Your tuition supports Metalwerx and CERF+ The Artists Relief Fund.

To support BIPOC artists during the COVID-19 crisis and fight systemic racism and barriers in the wellness industry, Wellness for Makers is offering 5 scholarships to BIPOC makers. Each scholarship recipient will gain access to a 1 year subscription to the Mindful Maker Membership and gain access to weekly movement break videos, breathing exercises, exclusive events, and more! Application Deadline: Jan 30th.
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