CONCRETION (Concrete in Jewelry)
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About the Event
Explore the possibilities and processes of introducing alternative materials into jewelry and small object making. Gain skills using concrete/cement in conjunction with color dyes to create colorful pieces. Apply traditional and advanced mold making techniques with 3-D printed materials and spend time exploring and creating unique designs.
Michael Nashef earned his B.F.A. in Metals/Jewelry Design from Kendall College of Art and Design. Throughout his career, Michael Nashef has managed a jewelry store, worked as a CAD designer, and launched his fine jewelry company Intersecting Hearts, during which he taught as an adjunct instructor, where he found his passion for teaching and academia, that led him to pursue his M.F.A. in 3D studies from Bowling Green State University. Michael worked as the area coordinator and lecturer at Towson University in Maryland, and currently is an adjunct instructor at Western University.