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Yemenite Filigree and Granulation Workshop Spaces Available

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Dates:  Friday, April 25th, Saturday, April 26th and Sunday April 27th.

Time:   10:00 – 4:00 each day

Location: Cabrillo

Guest Artist:  Yehuda Tassa

Techniques: Filigree and Granulation

Workshop fee:  $200, materials (sterling, fine silver and Argentium) included as well as handouts.

YEHUDA TASSA began to work in Yemenite Filigree at the age of six. Taught by his father, a well-known jeweler in Yemen, he worked in the family jewelry business for sixteen years. Yehuda revitalized his ‘lost art’ recently and began prolifically producing both ancient and modern filigree designs. He creates jewelry and teaches at several locations in Northern California, incorporating both ancient and modern tools and techniques into his filigree and granulation workshops.

SMAC is proud to offer this workshop by such a gifted and talented artist in these historically revered techniques.  If you are interested please contact Toni Danzig tonidan@comcast.net  Your email will reserve a space and your check made out to SMAC for $200 will confirm your space.

We are offering this workshop exclusively to SMAC members and Alumni until Friday, April 11th at which time we will offer any available seats to MBMAG members, and MPC students.

SMAC is open to all currently enrolled Cabrillo students whether taking metal arts classes or not.  However, class 8A or equivalent is required for this workshop.

If you are an alumna of the metal arts department and wish to join SMAC to enjoy all of the privileges (priority for workshops, events, etc.) simply include the Alumni fee (good for the academic year) of $25.00 in your workshop fee.

Mr. Tassa has generously accepted our invitation to give a lecture on Friday evening, April 25th, titled “Yemenite History and their arts” which will be open to the public.

Free Lecture Friday April 25th!

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YahudaTassa_pendantJoin us this coming Friday! Yehuda Tassa will be giving a lecture on Yemenite history and their arts. The reception begins at 6:30, artist’s talk begins  at 7 p.m. in Cabrillo College’s VAPA room 1001.

Yehuda Tassa began to work in Yemenite Filigree at the age of six. Taught by his father, a well-known jeweler in Yemen, he worked in the family jewelry business for sixteen years. Yehuda revitalized his ‘lost art’ recently and began prolifically producing both ancient and modern filigree designs. He creates jewelry and teaches at several locations in Northern California, incorporating both ancient and modern tools and techniques into his filigree and granulation workshops.

This lecture is generously sponsored by Cabrillo College Seahawk Metal Arts Club – SMAC and Cabrillo College Inter Club Council – ICC.

Maker Faire 2014

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Maker Faire is coming up soon! May 17 and 18, 2014 in San Mateo, two days of every kind of maker imaginable will be sharing, demo-ing, selling and in general celebrating the maker in all of us. From how to make homemade cheese to Rocket ships, makers will be there sharing their enthusiasm and joy of making with all who come. A really excellent family outing.

Once again MBMAG will be joining forces with the Metal Arts Guild of San Francisco to bring our joy of making copper into bracelets. Both days will have demonstrations and hands on free workshops for the public to enjoy making their own piece of wearable art. Last year there were personalized nametags to be made, enamel pendants, forged leaves and much, much more! MBMAG will be there on Sunday May 18th. Please click here to purchase tickets to come and join in on all the fun and make some memories as well.

Artists Reception for Mind, Heart, Hand: From the Artist’s Studio

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Artists Reception Overview

Artists Reception Overview

The Dec 6th evening opening Artists Reception for the “Mind, Heart, Hand: From the Metal Artists’s Studio” exhibition was very well attended for many hours. The exhibit is located on the third floor of the Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History in the “Art Forum” room at the top of the stairs.

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