Exploring Brooch Backs and Other Mechanisms for Jewelry with Demitra Thomloudis

Workshop  /  ProfessionalPractice   Technics  /  23 Nov 2019
Published: 08.10.2019
Demitra Thomloudis. Brooch: Space Units, 2014. Cement, steel, nickel silver, sterling silver.. Demitra Thomloudis
Brooch: Space Units, 2014
Cement, steel, nickel silver, sterling silver.
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In this hands-on workshop, participants will explore a wide range of methods for crafting brooch mechanisms and other kinetic devices for jewelry making.
Through lectures and demonstrations students will be introduced to the profound history of the brooch while developing innovative strategies to engineer and thoughtfully integrate these mechanisms into their jewelry work. Basic sawing and soldering skills are required.

When: Sat, Nov 23, 2019, 10 am - 4 pm.
Cost: from $145.00 (Approx. 132 €).
Language: English.

About the teacher:
Demitra Thomloudis is a studio jeweler, visual artist and an assistant professor in the jewelry and metalwork area at the Lamar Dodd School of Art located at the University of Georgia, USA. Highlights from her exhibition record include predominate institutions such as the Museum of Arts and Design in New York; The Benaki Museum in Athens, Greece; The Museum for Modern Art in Arnhem, Netherlands; The Hellenic Museum in Melbourne, Australia and the Franz Mayer Museum in Mexico City, Mexico. Her work can be found in the permanent collection at the Museum Espace Solidor in France and in numerous private collections internationally. Demitra’s work is represented by Charon Kransen Arts-USA, Alliages Organization-France, and the Penland Gallery located at the Penland School of Crafts- USA.



Demitra Thomloudis