Torch-Fired Enameling Workshop
Saturday, April 8th, 2017 from 10am to 5pm
Traditional glass enameling is a beautiful method for adding color to jewelry through fusing powdered glass to metal. Beginning to advanced students welcome!
Instructor: Tara Magboo
Ms. Magboo has a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the Rhode Island School of Design, where she discovered her love of jewelry fabrication. She continued to pursue higher education at San Diego State University for a Master of Fine Arts degree in Jewelry and Metalsmithing. The interdisciplinary approach of her formal education broadened her technical abilities in a variety of materials beyond metal, such as acrylic plastic, wood, resin, and alabaster. In addition, her practical experience working in the fashion jewelry industry, as well as exhibiting her own work professionally, has brought her abilities full-circle, enabling her to become a more well-rounded instructor. Tara taught beginning through advanced jewelry making courses at the UCSD Crafts Center for almost five years and continues to teach here at Whaley Studios. She is also the sole proprietor of her own jewelry business “Magboo Jewelry Company” and sells her work at various retail shows such as Comic-Con International.