Symposium Schedule

Metalwerx's Virtual Spring Symposium includes two live presentation sessions every weekday, at 12 PM and 4 PM (all times listed here in Eastern), with morning social events on Tuesday and Thursday and a closing social event with presenters, board members and participants on Friday evening. All presentations and events will be presented live over Zoom, with links sent in advance to all registered Symposium attendees. Recording access to all presentations will be available to all registrants through August 1. 

Artist Presentation Format

  • Artist talk 
  • Studio tour
  • Signature technique demonstrations
Schedule of Events

Note: All times shown are in Eastern Daylight Time. 

Monday, April 1

12:00–1:30 pm: Ben Cooke-Akaiwa - Faux Granulation

  • Rio Grande Giveaway: Chasing Hammer, 4 oz. 

4:00–5:00 pm: Margo Csipő - Working with Mother of Pearl

  • Rio Grande Giveaway: Diamond Bur Variety Set, 1-3.2 mm,120-Grit

Tuesday, April 2

10:00–10:45 am: Morning Mingle

  • Giveaway: Metalwerx Apron and Swag

12:00–1:30 pm: Logan Woodle - Demystifying Pewter

  • Rio Grande Giveaway: Stay-Brite Solder and Stay-Clean Flux Kit

4:00–5:00 pm: Nanette Pengelley - Double-Sided Prong Settings

  • Rio Grande Giveaway: Precision Flush Cutters

Wednesday, April 3

12:00–1:30 pm: Greg Wilbur - The Art of Raising

  • Rio Grande Giveaway: Peddinghaus Bowed Raising Hammer, 14 oz.

4:00–5:00 pm: Gokul Bakshi - Hot-Forging Silver Spoons

  • Rio Grande Giveaway: Peddinghaus Nylon-Head Mallet, 7.7 oz

Thursday, April 4

10:00–10:45 am: Morning Mingle

  • Giveaway: Metalwerx Apron and Swag

12:00–1:30 pm: Kim Nogueira - Hand-Colored Decals on Enamel

  • Rio Grande Giveaway: Steel Firing Spatula

4:00–5:00 pm: Andy Lowrie - Layered & Distressed Color on Metal

  • Rio Grande Giveaway: Renaissance Wax Polish, 65 ml

Friday, April 5

12:00–1:30 pm: Marne Ryan - Exploring Texture Through Fusing

  • Rio Grande Giveaway: Half-Round and Flat Forming Pliers

4:00–5:00 pm: Vincent Potter - Pattern Rolling for Cuffs & Bangles

  • Rio Grande Giveaway: Stepped Oval Bracelet Mandrel with Tang

7:00–8:00 pm: Closing Party

  • Giveaway: Metalwerx $75 Gift Certificate
Presentation Recordings

Participants will be sent links to all recorded educational seminars and demonstrations by the end of April. Recordings will be available to watch until August 1. Please note that any social events will not be recorded or shared later. 

Closed captions are available on live webinars and on all recordings.


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Thank you to our exclusive Symposium Sponsor! 

Our friends at Rio Grande support the Virtual Spring Symposium as well as sponsoring scholarships and giveaways


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