Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Field Work

Go see my friend Ellie's show. Field Work: A Traveling Exhibition at the Harry Wood Gallery from
January 24th – February 4th 2011!
Master of Fine Arts candidate Ellie Richards presents her Thesis Project as a whimsical campsite filled with curious objects, material, and structures. The exhibit is made up of knock down furniture, stackable boxes and take apart structures all of which will travel in and out of the gallery on a 4x8 trailer – visit more than once to see the gallery in various states of construction!

Harry Wood Gallery
ASU Art Building
More Info: www.playbuildmake.blogspot.com

Event Image:
Campaign Table 1/10 - detail

Thursday, January 20, 2011

32nd Annual Mesa Contemporary Craft Exhibition


Highlighting the finest in contemporary crafts from across the country, Mesa Contemporary Arts' Annual Contemporary Crafts exhibition has become a benchmark for innovation and quality. Representative of traditional craft mediums including ceramics, fibers, basketry, metals, wood, glass, jewelry, papermaking and book arts, this exhibition showcases 47 artworks by 37 artists, representing 18 states.

Friday, Jan 21, 2011 (6-8pm)
Free and Open to the Public!
- 6:30pm Artist Talk by Stephanie Trenchard
- Musical Entertainment by Tommy Eggleston Trio
Light Refreshments and Cash Bar- Light Refreshments and Cash Bar

Premiering Exhibitions:

32nd Annual Contemporary Crafts
A national juried exhibition of all craft media
Jan 21-Mar 6

Memory is a Strange Bell--
Stephanie Trenchard

Narratives in Sand Cast Glass
Jan 21-Mar13

Mesa Contemporary Arts at Mesa Arts Center
One East Mesa, Downtown Mesa, Arizona

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

500 Silver Jewelry Designs

My work will be included in the upcoming Lark Publication, 500 Silver Jewelry Designs, available for pre-order now on Amazon.com. Check it out here. It should be out sometime this spring...I can't wait to see it!

Monday, January 3, 2011

Classes I'm Teaching this Spring

In case you are interested in taking any of my classes this session, here is a list of what I am teaching (sign up asap, some classes start next week!):

At Mesa Art Center
Introduction to Fabrication Basics, Beginning Jewelry
Hand Fabricated Chains
Sawing, Filing, Sanding, Finishing
Making Ornaments on the Hydraulic Press
Sawing and Piercing
Colorful Patinas on Metal
Low Tech Casting
Making Reticulation Silver
Creative Entrapments/Cold Connections

At Phoenix Art Center
Hand Fabricated Chains
Surface Textures

Saturday, January 1, 2011


This Year is Promising to Be Huge. Well...it will be huge at my house at least:)
Happy New Year Everyone!
(Oh, and in case you are wondering, the due date is July 18th)