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Jewelry in a Day: Bangles & Bracelets — Level 1 #1372 – 1375

Students will learn to create beautiful bangles and cuffs and add unique personal touches (shells, beach glass, beads, and more!) to jewelry. Along the way, you’ll learn fundamental techniques such as soldering, forming, sawing, sanding, hammering, and polishing. Roberta’s classes will also have the chance to learn and try out Argentium Silver metal, which has some very unique properties! Bangles are a great addition to your jewelry collection—or give them as a special gift and you can say that you made them yourself! Students are encouraged to bring shells, beads, or any other personal elements to incorporate into jewelry.

Class Schedule & Tuition

Session 1 (#1372) Day & Duration: Friday, 1 day / May 6 / 1:00 – 5:00 pm
Teaching Artist: Roberta Ann Weisenburg

Session 2 (#1373) Day & Duration: Friday, 1 day / June 25 / 1:00 – 5:00 pm
Teaching Artist: Julie Matheis

Session 3 (#1374) Day & Duration: Friday, 1 day / July 22 / 1:00 – 5:00 pm
Teaching Artist: Roberta Ann Weisenburg

Session 4 (#1375) Day & Duration: Wednesday, 1 day / August 17 / 5:00 – 9:00 pm
Teaching Artist: Julie Matheis

Location: Jewelry Studio
Early Registration Tuition: $55 ($69 nonmember)
Regular Tuition after May 1st: $49 ($62 nonmember)
Supply Fee:$20

Supply List

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Open Studio

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About the Teaching Artists

Julie Matheis earned her bachelors degree in Jewelry & Metalsmithing at the Rhode Island School of Design. She has shown her award-winning work internationally in exhibitions, magazines, and books. She began teaching at the Hui in 2006.

Roberta Weisenburg has been working as a jeweler since 1981. Specializing in Custom Design, Casting, Fabrication, Fusing and Granulation, Roberta is a Certified Argentium Instructor. Recently she has relocated to Maui from San Francisco, where she maintained a studio since 1985 and taught privately. Her love for metal work has been ongoing and she is truly inspired to reach new heights on Maui and to share her knowledge with Hui students!

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Guided Open Studio: Jewelry & Metalsmithing — Level 2 #1376 – 1379

Do you enjoy working on your own independent projects in Open Studio, but sometimes come across a stumbling block? If you’ve ever wished for more guidance without having to work on a specific class assignment, this is the program for you! Our expert Teaching Artist J.B. Rea will be available for individualized assistance—answering questions and troubleshooting problems. This class is one step above Open Studio (no instruction) while allowing for a bit more freedom than the Hui’s more structured classes. Class size is limited to 10 and for each four-week session, students are welcome to attend a complimentary 4 weeks of Open Studios on Tuesdays (9-12pm), Thursdays (6-9pm) and Saturdays (9-1pm). Please come to class with projects! Prerequisite: A Level 2 jewelry class with J.B. Rea or instructor’s permission

Class Schedule & Tuition

Session 1 (#1376) Day & Duration: Tuesdays, 4 weeks / May 10 – 31 / 6:00 – 9:00 pm

Session 2 (#1377) Day & Duration: Tuesdays, 4 weeks / June 7 – 28 / 6:00 – 9:00 pm

Session 3 (#1378) Day & Duration: Tuesdays, 4 weeks / July 5 – 26 / 6:00 – 9:00 pm

Session 4 (#1379) Day & Duration: Tuesdays, 4 weeks / August 9 – 30 / 6:00 – 9:00 pm

Teaching Artist: JB Rea
Location: Jewelry Studio
Early Registration Tuition: $139 (members only, includes lab fee)
Regular Tuition after May 1st: $155 (members only, includes lab fee)

Supply List

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Open Studio

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About the Teaching Artists

J.B. Rea received his BFA in Industrial Design from the University of Illinois and MFA in Silversmithing from the Rochester Institute of Technology School for American Craftsman. He has taught at Colorado State University, Fort Collins and Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo, California. He began teaching at Hui No‘eau in 1982 and is currently the jewelry studio’s technician. His work can be seen at Viewpoints Gallery in Makawao.

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Jewelry in a Day: Hoops & Stacking Rings — Level 1 #1380 – 1383

Learn to make hoops and stacking rings in this fun workshop! Students will learn basic techniques such as soldering, forming, sawing, sanding, hammering, and polishing. Participants will walk away with several hoop earrings and rings—ready to wear or to give as handmade gifts! Roberta’s classes will also have the chance to try out Argentium Silver, which has some very unique properties. This class provides a great taste of what you can do in the Hui’s professionally equipped jewelry and metalsmithing studio.

Class Schedule & Tuition

Session 1 (#1380) Day & Duration: Sunday, 1 day / May 15 / 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Teaching Artist: Julie Matheis

Session 2 (#1381) Day & Duration: Sunday, 1 day / June 5 / 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Teaching Artist: Roberta Ann Weisenburg

Session 3 (#1382) Day & Duration: Monday, 1 day / July 10 / 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Teaching Artist: Roberta Ann Weisenburg

Session 4 (#1383) Day & Duration: Sunday, 1 day / August 14 / 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Teaching Artist: Julie Matheis

Location: Jewelry Studio
Early Registration Tuition: $55 ($69 nonmember)
Regular Tuition after May 1st: $49 ($62 nonmember)
Supply Fee:$20

Supply List

Click here to download a supply list for this class.

Open Studio

N/A

About the Teaching Artists

Julie Matheis earned her bachelors degree in Jewelry & Metalsmithing at the Rhode Island School of Design. She has shown her award-winning work internationally in exhibitions, magazines, and books. She began teaching at the Hui in 2006.

Roberta Weisenburg has been working as a jeweler since 1981. Specializing in Custom Design, Casting, Fabrication, Fusing and Granulation, Roberta is a Certified Argentium Instructor. Recently she has relocated to Maui from San Francisco, where she maintained a studio since 1985 and taught privately. Her love for metal work has been ongoing and she is truly inspired to reach new heights on Maui and to share her knowledge with Hui students!

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Beginning Jewelry — Level 1 #1384 – 1387

Get ready to create your own wearable works of art, including pendants, bracelets, earrings, and/ or rings! This class teaches fundamental fabrication techniques using wire and sheet metals; students will cut, drill, saw, file, stamp, solder (or fuse with Argentium in Roberta’s classes), pierce metal, learn polishing techniques, and bezel set a stone. This class will give you the skills and confidence to get your creative journey started! Note: Students will gain a great foundation to create any jewelry design, however, shell jewelry will not be specifically addressed. Some copper and brass sheet metal and wire are included in the supply fee; sterling and Argentium silver are available for purchase.

Class Schedule & Tuition

Session 1 (#1384) Day & Duration: Mondays, 6 weeks
May 16 – June 27 (No class on May 30) / 6:00 – 9:00 pm
Teaching Artist: Julie Matheis

Session 2 (#1385) Day & Duration: Wednesdays, 6 weeks
June 8 – July 13 / 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Teaching Artist: Roberta Ann Weisenburg

Session 3 (#1386) Day & Duration: Wednesdays, 6 weeks
July 6 – August 10 / 6:00 – 9:00 pm
Teaching Artist: Roberta Ann Weisenburg

Session 4 (#1387) Day & Duration: Mondays, 6 weeks
August 15 – September 19 / 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Teaching Artist: Julie Matheis

Location: Jewelry Studio
Early Registration Tuition: $189 ($236 nonmember)
Regular Tuition after May 1st: $210 ($263 nonmember)
Supply Fee:$45

Supply List

Click here to download a supply list for this class.

Open Studio

N/A

About the Teaching Artists

Julie Matheis earned her bachelors degree in Jewelry & Metalsmithing at the Rhode Island School of Design. She has shown her award-winning work internationally in exhibitions, magazines, and books. She began teaching at the Hui in 2006.

Roberta Weisenburg has been working as a jeweler since 1981. Specializing in Custom Design, Casting, Fabrication, Fusing and Granulation, Roberta is a Certified Argentium Instructor. Recently she has relocated to Maui from San Francisco, where she maintained a studio since 1985 and taught privately. Her love for metal work has been ongoing and she is truly inspired to reach new heights on Maui and to share her knowledge with Hui students!

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Forged Bangle Bracelet — Level 2 #1388 & 1389

Students will learn how to make a heavy-gauged bangle bracelet in this workshop! Participants will add dimension by pushing wire into alternative shapes using hammers and directional forging. Roberta will guide students through each step while everyone practices filing, shaping, soldering, and finishing. Prerequisite: Beginning Jewelry or equivalent experience

Class Schedule & Tuition

Session 1 (#1388) Day & Duration: Monday, 1 day / May 23 / 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Session 2 (#1389) Day & Duration: Sunday, 1 day / July 24 / 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Teaching Artist: Roberta Ann Weisenburg
Location: Jewelry Studio
Early Registration Tuition: $67 ($84 nonmember)
Regular Tuition after May 1st: $75 ($94 nonmember)
Supply Fee:$20

Supply List

Click here to download a supply list for this class.

Open Studio

N/A

About the Teaching Artists

Roberta Weisenburg has been working as a jeweler since 1981. Specializing in Custom Design, Casting, Fabrication, Fusing and Granulation, Roberta is a Certified Argentium Instructor. Recently she has relocated to Maui from San Francisco, where she maintained a studio since 1985 and taught privately. Her love for metal work has been ongoing and she is truly inspired to reach new heights on Maui and to share her knowledge with Hui students!

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Forging a Spring Latch Bracelet w/ Visiting Artists David & Andrea Peterson #1333

Learn how to forge a spring latch bracelet from a single bar of silver without the need for solder or complicated joining techniques. After being guided through a variety of forging exercises using bronze, students will be able to design and forge their own unique bracelet form in silver. As time permits, this workshop will also cover forging techniques useful for creating earrings, pins, and a variety of other wearable forms. With close, individualized instruction, this workshop is appropriate for jewelry makers of all levels, from beginners to experts. Prerequisite: Beginning Jewelry or equivalent experience is recommended, but not required.

Class Schedule & Tuition

Day & Duration: Wednesdays, 4 weeks
May 25 – June 15 / 6:00 – 9:00 pm
Teaching Artist: Visiting Artist David & Andrea Peterson
Location: Jewelry Studio
Early Registration Tuition: $139 ($174 nonmember)
Regular Tuition after May 1st: $155 ($194 nonmember)
Supply Fee:$30

Supply List

TBD

Open Studio

N/A

About the Teaching Artists

David Peterson is a Professor of Art/Metalsmithing at Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, NY. He received his BA from SUNY Geneseo (NY) and his MFA from Indiana State University. He has exhibited widely in the United States and Europe with work in numerous permanent collections, including Purdue University, Siena College, and the Victoria and Albert Museum. Andrea Peterson is an independent studio metalsmith and lecturer at Skidmore College. She received her BA at SUNY Geneseo with graduate studies at Indiana State University and Purdue University.

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Drawing for the 3rd Dimension w/ Visiting Artist David & Andrea Peterson #1334

This class is specifically designed for object makers (jewelers, ceramists, glass artists, sculptors, etc.) who want to improve their ability to quickly and effectively develop ideas through three-dimensional sketches and finished drawings. Not only is drawing a powerful tool for expanding creativity and sharpening design skills, it is also the most effective means of communicating visual ideas with potential clients and collectors. If you have ever been frustrated by drawing, or simply believe you can’t do it, this workshop promises to turn you around. As a professional illustrator, sculptor and jeweler with over forty years of experience, David Peterson will guide the class through ideation and “constructive sketching” to finished renderings and presentation drawings, suitable for commissions, project proposals, and marketing. Every artist and craftsman who works in a three-dimensional medium will find the skills introduced in this workshop to be an invaluable addition to their creative repertoire. No previous drawing experience is needed, but students should have ongoing work in a three-dimensional medium to focus their learning.

Class Schedule & Tuition

Day & Duration: Saturday & Sunday, 2 days
May 28 & 29 / 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Teaching Artist: Visiting Artist David & Andrea Peterson
Location: Children’s Studio
Early Registration Tuition: $139 ($174 nonmember)
Regular Tuition after May 1st: $155 ($194 nonmember)

Supply List

TBD

Open Studio

N/A

About the Teaching Artists

David Peterson is a Professor of Art/Metalsmithing at Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, NY. He received his BA from SUNY Geneseo (NY) and his MFA from Indiana State University. He has exhibited widely in the United States and Europe with work in numerous permanent collections, including Purdue University, Siena College, and the Victoria and Albert Museum. Andrea Peterson is an independent studio metalsmith and lecturer at Skidmore College. She received her BA at SUNY Geneseo with graduate studies at Indiana State University and Purdue University.

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See the Light – With Plique à Jour Enamel w/ Visiting Artists David & Andrea Peterson #1335

In plique à jour, translucent enamels fill the cells of open metal frameworks producing an effect much like tiny stained glass windows. With no metal backing, light passes through creating a bright, luminous, intricate pattern. Although often considered among the most challenging forms of enameling, this workshop will take the mystery out of plique à jour with straight forward demonstrations and one-on-one guidance. Students will create a flat design (which may function as earrings or pendant) to gain an understanding of this enameling technique. While beginners are building confidence with basic techniques, more experienced metalsmiths will see ways to integrate unique colors and patterns into their work. Prerequisite: Beginning Jewelry or equivalent experience is recommended.

Class Schedule & Tuition

Day & Duration: Saturday & Sunday, 2 days
June 11 & 12 / 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Teaching Artist: Visiting Artist David & Andrea Peterson
Location: Jewelry Studio
Early Registration Tuition: $139 ($174 nonmember)
Regular Tuition after May 1st: $155 ($194 nonmember)
Supply Fee: $30

Supply List

TBD

Open Studio

N/A

About the Teaching Artists

David Peterson is a Professor of Art/Metalsmithing at Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, NY. He received his BA from SUNY Geneseo (NY) and his MFA from Indiana State University. He has exhibited widely in the United States and Europe with work in numerous permanent collections, including Purdue University, Siena College, and the Victoria and Albert Museum. Andrea Peterson is an independent studio metalsmith and lecturer at Skidmore College. She received her BA at SUNY Geneseo with graduate studies at Indiana State University and Purdue University.

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Casting for Artists — Level 2 #1390 & 1391

This class is the time and place to experiment with metal! J.B. will guide you along your path of discovery as you expand the possibilities of design by learning the basic elements of wax working and casting methods for the artist. More experienced students may use this class to try new directions such as intricate surface work and three-dimensional ideas—even small sculpture! Vacuum casting will be taught and other methods will be discussed. If you are comfortable with metalsmithing basics, this class is a great next step that will add valuable techniques to your repertoire. Prerequisite: Beginning Jewelry or equivalent experience

Class Schedule & Tuition

Session 1 (#1390) Day & Duration: Thursdays, 6 weeks / June 2 – July 7 / 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Session 2 (#1391) Day & Duration: Thursdays, 6 weeks / September 8 – October 13 / 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Teaching Artist: JB Rea
Location: Jewelry Studio
Early Registration Tuition: $189 ($236 nonmember)
Regular Tuition after May 1st: $210 ($263 nonmember)
Supply Fee:$50

Supply List

Click here to download a supply list for this class.

Open Studio

N/A

About the Teaching Artists

J.B. Rea received his BFA in Industrial Design from the University of Illinois and MFA in Silversmithing from the Rochester Institute of Technology School for American Craftsman. He has taught at Colorado State University, Fort Collins and Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo, California. He began teaching at Hui No‘eau in 1982 and is currently the jewelry studio’s technician. His work can be seen at Viewpoints Gallery in Makawao.

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Intro to PMC Workshop — Level 1 #1392 & 1393

PMC (Precious Metal Clay) is a type of clay made up of microscopic particles of real silver, water, and a binder. The clay can be shaped with tools or even using just your hands! After creating your piece in clay, you’ll fire it and the water and binder will burn away, leaving you with a piece of real silver. In this fun and informative workshop, students will learn the basics of using PMC. Students will learn how to properly handle and store the clay, how to roll out and texturize the clay using rubber stamps or found objects, and how to construct flat and dimensional pieces. You’ll be amazed by the possibilities of this medium!

Class Schedule & Tuition

Session 1 (#1392) Day & Duration: Monday, 1 day / June 20 / 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Session 2 (#1393) Day & Duration:Sunday, 1 day / August 7 / 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Teaching Artist: Roberta Ann Weisenburg
Location: Jewelry Studio
Early Registration Tuition: $67 ($84 nonmember)
Regular Tuition after May 1st: $75 ($94 nonmember)
Supply Fee:$50

Supply List

Click here to download a supply list for this class.

Open Studio

N/A

About the Teaching Artists

Roberta Weisenburg has been working as a jeweler since 1981. Specializing in Custom Design, Casting, Fabrication, Fusing and Granulation, Roberta is a Certified Argentium Instructor. Recently she has relocated to Maui from San Francisco, where she maintained a studio since 1985 and taught privately. Her love for metal work has been ongoing and she is truly inspired to reach new heights on Maui and to share her knowledge with Hui students!

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Intermediate Jewelry — Level 2 #1394 & 1395

If you have completed Beginning Jewelry and are ready to create your own designs and learn new techniques, this class is a great next step! Students will learn to use the more advanced tools found in the Hui’s studio, improve soldering skills, and refine designs for faster and more successful fabrication. The class may also explore riveting methods, how to imprint surface textures with the rolling mill, and how to create dimension with dapping tools, smithing stakes, and special mandrels. Many other techniques will be learned as students troubleshoot designs and work on individual projects. If you don’t have your own idea, you can also try one of Roberta or Julie’s more advanced projects! Note: Some copper and brass sheet metal and wire are included in the supply fee and sterling silver will be available for purchase. Prerequisite: Beginning Jewelry or equivalent experience

Class Schedule & Tuition

Session 1 (#1394) Day & Duration: Mondays, 6 weeks / July 11 – August 15 / 6:00 – 9:00 pm

Session 2 (#1395) Day & Duration: Wednesdays, 6 weeks / August 3 – September 7 / 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Teaching Artist: Roberta Ann Weisenburg
Location: Jewelry Studio
Early Registration Tuition: $189 ($236 nonmember)
Regular Tuition after May 1st: $210 ($263 nonmember)
Supply Fee:$45

Supply List

Click here to download a supply list for this class.

Open Studio

N/A

About the Teaching Artists

Roberta Weisenburg has been working as a jeweler since 1981. Specializing in Custom Design, Casting, Fabrication, Fusing and Granulation, Roberta is a Certified Argentium Instructor. Recently she has relocated to Maui from San Francisco, where she maintained a studio since 1985 and taught privately. Her love for metal work has been ongoing and she is truly inspired to reach new heights on Maui and to share her knowledge with Hui students!

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Metalforming — Level 2 #1396

You’ll be amazed at what you can build out of precious metals! Students will gain a solid understanding of basic processes and learn more advanced types of metal forming, including hammering wire and sheet into curvilinear 3-D forms. Bracelets, boxes, and pendants all take on more interest when bent and formed by hand. The practice of art never ends, so come learn more! Note: Some copper and brass sheet metal and wire are included in the supply fee and sterling silver will be available for purchase. Prerequisite: Beginning Jewelry or equivalent experience

Class Schedule & Tuition

Day & Duration: Thursdays, 6 weeks
July 21 – August 25 / 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Teaching Artist: JB Rea
Location: Jewelry Studio
Early Registration Tuition: $189 ($236 nonmember)
Regular Tuition after May 1st: $210 ($263 nonmember)
Supply Fee:$50

Supply List

Click here to download a supply list for this class.

Open Studio

N/A

About the Teaching Artists

J.B. Rea received his BFA in Industrial Design from the University of Illinois and MFA in Silversmithing from the Rochester Institute of Technology School for American Craftsman. He has taught at Colorado State University, Fort Collins and Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo, California. He began teaching at Hui No‘eau in 1982 and is currently the jewelry studio’s technician. His work can be seen at Viewpoints Gallery in Makawao.

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