Symposium Schedule

Metalwerx's 2022 Virtual Spring Symposium includes two live sessions every weekday, at 12 PM and 4:00 PM (all times EDT), with morning social events on Tuesday and Thursday and a closing social event with presenters, board members and participants on Friday evening. All sessions 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 1st. 

Presentation Format

  • Each presenter will share their work, their background and inspirations,
  • Give a brief studio tour,
  • Demonstrate of one of their signature techniques.


$125 Non-Members

$100 Members

Scholarships as well as Student and Educator discounts available


All times shown are in Eastern Daylight Time. 

Monday, March 21

12:00-1:30 PM

4:00-5:00 PM

Shane Hendren | Engraving Techniques, Tips and Tricks

Alejandra Carillo-Estrada | Applications for Gold Pen Plating

Tuesday, March 22

10:00-10:45 AM

12:00-1:00 PM

4:00-5:30 PM

Morning Mingle: A Social Zoom

Alicia Goodwin | Reticulated Textures

Denise Hottinger Wallace | Tradition Today: The Art of Scrimshaw

Wednesday, March 23

12:00-1:30 PM

4:00-5:00 PM

Christine Clark | Welding Steel for Jewelry

Taylor Fentz | Cages and Captures

Thursday, March 24

10:00-10:45 AM

12:00-1:30 PM

4:00-5:00 PM

Morning Mingle: A Social Zoom

Michael Nashef | Concrete for Jewelry & Small Sculpture

Aric Verrastro | Unconventional Assemblage: Combining Traditional and Nontraditional Materials

Friday, March 25

12:00-1:30 PM

4:00-5:00 PM

7:00-8:00 PM 

Kirk Lang | Anodizing Reactive Metals

Taylor Zarkades King | Borrowed Color: Working with Repurposed Aluminum

Closing Party: A Social Zoom

Presentation Recordings:

Participants will be sent links to all recorded educational seminars and demonstrations at the beginning of April. Recordings will be available to watch until August 1st, 2022. Please note that any social events will not be recorded or shared later. 

Closed captions are available on live webinars. Closed captions will be available on webinar recordings in mid-April, to provide time for proofreading and accuracy.

Symposium Information
Symposium General Info
Scholarships & Discounts



An Enormous Thank you to Rio Grande!

We'd like to extend a special thanks to Symposium Diamond Sponsor, Rio Grande. Our friends at Rio Grande support the planning and producing of our Virtual Spring Symposium as well as BIPOC Scholarships and incredible Giveaways during the live Zoom Sessions! 


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