Workshops


Virtual Art Lecture and Trinket Dish Workshop
with The National Museum of African American History And Culture
Friday, May 6, 6-7:15 PM ET over Zoom

Join curator of African American Women’s History Angela Tate and Alicia Mazzara of Fresh Pear Jewelry (that's me!) as we explore Avis Collins Robinson’s quilt, Sharecropper’s Masterpiece. In this workshop, you will learn how to create your own polymer clay trinket dish inspired by Robinson's piece. 
 
Your ticket includes the cost of all materials needed for the activity, instructions, and postage. Materials kits will be shipped to participants in advance of the program. Participants must register by April 28, 2022, to ensure materials arrive on time. 
 
Thank to generous support from the Smithsonian, tickets are only $20. Get yours now – they will go fast at that price! When you sign up, note that the billing address field is where the museum is collecting your mailing address. If you need your materials shipped elsewhere, please email me ASAP.
 

Polymer Clay Earring Workshop 

with Shop Made in DC Union Market, 325 Morse St NE

Saturday, June 4, 2-5 pm

Learn the basics of creating polymer clay earrings with me! Polymer clay is perfect for making colorful, lightweight statement jewelry. In this 3 hour virtual workshop you will learn how to...

  • Create colorful surface patterns on your earrings, such as terrazzo, sprinkles, or squiggles
  • Properly cure your earrings in a home oven
  • Smooth and sand your earrings for a professional finish
  • Assemble your earrings using stud posts and jump rings .

Your $85 ticket includes all materials and tools to make at least 3 pairs of earrings. Polymer clay is perfect for making colorful, lightweight statement jewelry.