Workshops


Virtual Art Lecture and Trinket Dish Workshop
with The National Museum of African American History And Culture
Saturday, October 22, 1-2:30 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 October 12, 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! 

Virtual Art Lecture and Trinket Dish Workshop
with The National Museum of African American History And Culture
Thursday, November 3, 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 Revolutionary, Wadsworth Aikens Jarrell's painting of activist Angela Davis. 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 October 24, 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! 
 

Polymer Clay Earring Workshop 

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Learn the basics of creating polymer clay earrings with me! Polymer clay is perfect for making colorful, lightweight statement jewelry. In this hands-on 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 .