UH Hilo offers wire jewelry classes
Date: Wednesday, March 11, 2020
Contact: Alyson Kakugawa-Leong, (808) 932-7669
For Immediate Release
The Center for Community Engagement at the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo offers Wire Jewelry 101 with Alexander Middleton. Classes are on Saturdays, March 28 to May 2, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m., in UH Hilo’s PB-5 classroom. Cost is $125.
Participants will learn about the tools, techniques, and history of wire jewelry as well as an introduction to eco-friendly jewelry, the modern jewelry industry, and the next generation of jewelry making.
Participants should bring a notebook and pen or pencil. Basic supplies will be provided for each class. However, it is recommended that participants have their own pliers set, which will be discussed at the first class. Purchasing craft wire and beads are optional.
Middleton is a local artist who has been teaching wire jewelry classes in the local community for several years. He won the “Judge's Choice Award” in 2017 and 2019 at the East Hawaiʻi Cultural Center’s annual Young at Art competition/exhibit, as well as the “Award of Recognition” in 2016.
For more information and to register, contact CCE at 932-7830 or visit https://hilo.hawaii.edu/cce/.
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