On the blog

  • Metalwerx students often share with us how this school has impacted their lives. It’s a story that we never tire of hearing, and one that we are so grateful for. Perhaps the greatest aspect of the experience that keeps students engaged is the sense of community that they feel here, which couldn’t exist were it […]
  • by Joan Dusoe   No matter where she goes, jewelry artist and sculptor Kat Cole finds something that influences her work, and then she finds a way of sharing that inspiration with others. Cole is visually inspired by the forms and colors in the landscapes she sees, and she is propelled deeper into her work […]
  • by Joan Dusoe   No matter where she goes, jewelry artist and sculptor Kat Cole finds something that influences her work, and then she finds a way of sharing that inspiration with others. Cole is visually inspired by the forms and colors in the landscapes she sees, and she is propelled deeper into her work […]
  • We would like to warmly welcome Bree Richey to the Metalwerx family! As it turns out, “jewelry” and “family” are concepts that are already fairly synonymous to Bree, because as she was growing up, her parents were running a successful jewelry business. As it turns out, Bree inherited not only her parents’ love of metalworking, […]
  • We would like to warmly welcome Bree Richey to the Metalwerx family! As it turns out, “jewelry” and “family” are concepts that are already fairly synonymous to Bree, because as she was growing up, her parents were running a successful jewelry business. As it turns out, Bree inherited not only her parents’ love of metalworking, […]
  • If you’ve been to Metalwerx, you’ve seen Wendy Jo New. The petite mother of two is a long-time Studiomate, faculty member, and tireless supporter of all things Metalwerx. She has helped solidify the school’s relationship with Waltham Mills Artists Association, the group that organizes the city’s Open Studios event every November, and never fails to […]
  • If you’ve been to Metalwerx, you’ve seen Wendy Jo New. The petite mother of two is a long-time Studiomate, faculty member, and tireless supporter of all things Metalwerx. She has helped solidify the school’s relationship with Waltham Mills Artists Association, the group that organizes the city’s Open Studios event every November, and never fails to […]
  • Sallie Strand is a painter and sometime metalsmith who’s been taking classes at Metalwerx for quite a number of years, though that’s not exactly where she started out.   Kinetic necklace by Sallie Strand Sallie’s first degree was a diploma from the Culinary Institute of America, and she began her career as a pastry chef.  […]
  • Sallie Strand is a painter and sometime metalsmith who’s been taking classes at Metalwerx for quite a number of years, though that’s not exactly where she started out.   Kinetic necklace by Sallie Strand Sallie’s first degree was a diploma from the Culinary Institute of America, and she began her career as a pastry chef.  […]
  • Tira Mitchell started big but keeps getting smaller–her hand-engraved projects, that is. What began as a gamble to start a career led to being recognized as one of the country’s most highly-regarded engravers of fine jewelry, heirloom knives, custom guitars, and fast motorcycles. Yacht cannons, musical instruments, elegant firearms, bells, cars and ostrich eggs—she’s worked […]

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