classes summer 2010 studio at Donna Penoyer background Society for Contemporary Craft (SCC) was founded in 1971 by a word from our director Elizabeth Rockwell Raphael Dear Members and Friends: in the belief that contemporary As someone who believes passionately in the power of art to change lives, I found the recent National Arts Index 2009 survey results (an annual measure of the vitality of artists had new things to say with the arts) disheartening: "Demand for the arts lags supply. Between 1998 and 2008, there was a steady increase in traditional materials and that they the number of artists, arts organizations, and arts-related employment (nonprofits grew from 73,000 to 104,000 during this time). That one out of three failed to achieve needed wider opportunities to a balanced budget even during the strongest economic years of this decade suggests that sustaining this capacity exhibit and sell their work. Since is a growing challenge, and these gains are at risk." A second finding is no surprise: "The arts follow the then SCC has organized more business cycle. The arts respond to the booms and busts of the nation’s economy. Based on past patterns, the than 200 exhibitions, created survey estimates that an arts rebound will begin in 2011." Somewhat encouraging news, but still another six months away for many arts organizations that are struggling to strong educational and community hold on… The one bright spot in the Index report is that personal outreach programs, established art making is on an upward trend: "The ways in which the public participates in and consumes the arts is expanding. a satellite gallery and a permanent …While the percentage of the U.S. population attending most arts events is shrinking, the percentage of Americans personally creating art is up. People are being drawn to collection, and developed opportunities to express themselves through the process of making art." a growing retail business. This year the Studio echoed this trend, generating its highest revenue since its inception in 2001, with many classes selling out in advance. A great deal of credit goes o u r m i ss i o n to Director of Education Laura Rundell who, with assistant Adrienne Borkowski, has worked hard to create Studio workshops that build community as they connect students to engage the public in the who have a shared passion for craft and learning. I encourage you to become part of this growing trend creative experience through that supports the arts through making art. Whether you are seeking community and connection, a new skill, or a contemporary craft chance to step away from a fast-paced life for a few hours to immerse yourself in the joy of creating, just do it. Take a few minutes to glance through this book to see what intrigues you. Then call Laura at 412.261.7003 x25 and register before the class sells out. You’ll enrich your own life, and you’ll be doing your part to keep the arts alive and well in Pittsburgh. Sincerely, Janet L. McCall Executive Director firstname.lastname@example.org General program support provided by the Allegheny Regional Asset District, Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, Elizabeth R. Raphael Fund of exhibition The Pittsburgh Foundation, and many other foundations, corporations & store hours and individuals like you. mon.-sat. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. table of Try It! contents Want to try your hand at a new craft? These quick, fun classes will help whet your appetite for a new media. The tuition includes the materials fee. Metal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-3 All Fired Up: Crème Brulée & Metal Clay On the Edge of Surface Design: PMC Earring Fest A Beading Primer [T001] Mix It Up: PMC & Mixed Metals date & time: Saturday, June 19, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Basse Taille Enameling instructor: Tina Brewer The Art of Mokume Gane´ Patterning Students work with Fiber Artist Tina Brewer to create a PMC Certification Class beaded meditation packet that is a piece of wearable art. Introduction to Jewelry Making Family photos, stories, or a favorite poem can also be Creative Use of Molds with Metal Clay incorporated. Students may bring favorite beads or small Enameling: Botanical Forms in Metals found objects as embellishments. Tuition: $30 Fiber . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-5 Deconstructed Screen Printing Catching the Fugitive Intro to Metalsmithing: Rings [T002] Felting: A Study date & time: Wednesday, July 7, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. instructor: Adrienne Grafton Felted Cuff Bracelets This workshop introduces students to jewelry fabrication Embellishing Felted Bracelets A Scarf a Day techniques including sawing, soldering, forming, and surface embellishment with hammers. Combining these techniques Mixed Media . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6-7 with personal ideas, students create a sterling silver ring. Mixed Media Encaustic Tuition: $40 (Includes silver for a medium-sized ring. If Let There Be Light necessary, additional silver will be available for purchase.) The Mad Hatter's Tea Party Digital Textile Design & Printing Enamel [T003] Imaginative Recycling with Plastics date & time: Tuesday, July 27, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. instructor: Lindsay Huff Book Arts & Paper . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8-9 Enamel is the art of fusing glass to metal. Students create A Killer Cereal Case sample pieces that may be made into earrings, pendants Caterpillar Stitch Book or charms. Buon Giournal Tuition: $30 Introduction to Cloth Bound Books Book & Paper Frenzy Bookbinding [T004] Sculptural Mica Book date & time: Saturday, August 7, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. instructor: Lily Hoy Wood . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10-11 With just paper and thread, create a soft cover journal with Tune Up for Windsor Chairs a French lace binding. This long stitch variation offers both Making a Fan-Back Side Chair functional and decorative elements for a book. Turning Green with Envy Tuition: $30 Turned On to Wine Coffee Tables Japanese Woodworking [T005] date & time: Thursday, August 19, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. instructor: Tadao Arimoto Get a fun and creative introduction to Japanese Woodworking. Master woodworker Tadao Arimoto helps students create a Japanese Yajirobei, or finger balancer. This is a great project for kids and classrooms. Tuition: $30 metal thanks! Wayne Werner Food and instruction for Mokume Gané Cuff the crème brulée portion of this class have been generously donated by Whole Foods Market. Mix It Up: PMC & Mixed Metals [M008] All Fired Up: Crème dates & times: Monday – Friday Brulée & Metal Clay [M006] August 9 – 13 dates & times: Tuesday & Thursday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. (one-hour lunch break) July 20, 22 instructor: Donna Penoyer 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. In this exploratory workshop, students are Location: Whole Foods Market, exposed to a variety of ways that fine silver 5880 Centre Avenue, Pittsburgh, 15206 PMC can be joined with other metals in instructors: Donna Penoyer & a Whole Foods order to make interesting jewelry. Emphasis Market Chef is placed on materials to be fired in place. What do crème brulée and metal clay have in Projects include adding PMC surface common? Both may be cooked using a small decoration to a sterling silver cuff bracelet hand-held torch. Precious Metal Clay (PMC) or ring; embedding wire, nuts, and bolts for is an amazing form of fine silver that is worked imaginative connections; inlaying brass wire like clay but fires to pure silver. Crème brulée as a design element; incorporating wire mesh; is a velvety smooth, baked custard topped and other exciting possibilities. First time with a thin crackle of caramelized sugar. Learn students welcome! the basics of PMC to make some pure silver Tuition: $375 charms and create this tasty French classic Materials Fee: Starts at $150 and will vary dessert, both of which may be fired in class. according to number of projects completed Tuition: $60 Basse Taille Enameling [M009] PMC Earring Fest [M007] dates & times: Saturday & Sunday date & time: Sunday August 14, 15 June 27 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. (one-hour lunch break) 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (bring a bag lunch) instructor: Adrienne Grafton instructor: Donna Penoyer Basse taille is an enameling process in which contemporary craft Get ready for a cornucopia of ideas for making transparent enamels are fired over metal that earrings in pure silver metal clay. Try making has been textured. Using a special resist pieces flat, then bending them after firing; paper, students heat transfer a design or creating earrings swingy, blingy, or curly; text onto a copper sheet. The copper is acid setting gems; soldering earposts with a crème etched and then transparent enamel is fired brulée torch; making creative earwires; and over the textured surface to highlight the more! Come play—no experience necessary. design or text. Tuition: $100 Tuition: $175 Materials Fee: $60 Materials Fee: $15-30 (depending on project) 2 3 The Art of Mokume Gane’ Introduction to Jewelry Making discovery Patterning [M010] [M012] dates & time: Saturday & Sunday dates & times: 4 Wednesdays August 7, 8 June 9, 16, 23, 30 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. (one-hour lunch break) 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. instructor: Wayne Werner Instructor: Adrienne Borkowski expression & Experience the beauty of working with It’s time to jump in and learn the fundamentals Mokume Gane´, a Japanese metalsmithing of jewelry fabrication. Students work their way technique that literally translates into "eye of through three introductory projects including the wood." This process manipulates multi- a ring, bracelet and pendant. Skills covered layered billets of different colored metals. include forging, soldering, piercing and riveting. The billets are forged, twisted and gauged to Beginners are welcome! produce amazing patterns and textures that Tuition: $140 resemble wood, smoke, and sedimentary Materials Fee: $40-60 (depending on projects) layers. Students receive a billet to create either a bracelet, brooch or earrings. Forging, Creative Use of Molds with soldering and riveting techniques are Metal Clay [M013] explored as well as etching and coloring. dates & times: Wednesday & Thursday Some previous metalsmithing experience June 2, 3 is recommended. 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. (one-hour lunch break) Tuition: $200 instructor: Tim McCreight Materials Fee: $35 Students explore ways to use molds that go beyond simple replication of forms. PMC Certification Class [M011] Demonstrations include silicon rubber, dates & times: Friday, Saturday & Sunday Plasticene, and plaster molds taken from June 4, 5, 6 common objects and used to capture special 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. textures. Experience with silver metal clay is instructor: Tim McCreight helpful but not required. Materials will be This class is a three-day, intensive available for sale and participants are workshop designed to teach students skills encouraged to bring their own. and techniques in working with PMC®. Senior Tuition: $200 instructors evaluate students’ work on seven PMC projects and award certification based Enameling: Botanical Forms in on a uniform standard. Fun and challenging, certification is demanding and for the serious Metals [M014] artist who seeks accreditation in PMC. Once dates & times: Saturday & Sunday July 10, 11 they have completed the class, students also 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. (one-hour lunch break) receive a one-year membership to the instructor: Kathryn Osgood PMC Guild. With nature as inspiration, create forms based Cost: $425 (includes tuition, a basic PMC tool on botanical elements such as leaves, kit, and all the supplies and clay needed for the class) petals, pods and flowers. A variety of forming To Register: Call Rio Grande’s Education techniques will be demonstrated, including fold Team at 866-346-2698 forming and shell forming. Students then add color to their three-dimensional pieces using “In 15 minutes Donna [Penoyer] changed enamel. Some previous experience is helpful, my mind about precious metal clay. As a but all levels of students are welcome. metalsmith I wondered “why bother?” Now I Tuition: $200 Materials Fee: $30-50 can see the possibilities and creativity that is (depending on project) possible with this medium. It’s very exciting.” PMC Student Kathryn Osgood Enamel Flower Rings fiber Deconstructed Screen Printing [F015] Felting: A Study in the dates & times: Friday, Saturday & Sunday Elements of Art & Principles of May 21, 22, 23 Design [F017] 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. (bring bag lunch) dates & times: Monday – Friday instructor: Kerr Grabowski June 21 – 25 Explore a different facet of screen printing 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. (one-hour lunch break) on fabric; the unpredictable, the intuitive, the instructor: Lisa Klakulak “happy accident.” Using fiber reactive dyes, Whether you are a novice or seasoned felter, deconstructed printing, “solar” discharge, and this class presents the fundamentals of felting polychromatic printing, experiment with the while focusing specifically on design. Sample silkscreen as a painting and monoprinting tool studies of the Elements of Art (color theory, to create fabrics of depth, texture and line, partial felt shape, texture, form) offer a personal imagery. plethora of techniques for masterful handling Tuition: $300 of fleece to create well crafted felt. Felting Materials Fee: $15 small-scale compositions will follow, offering insights into using the Principles of Design Catching the Fugitive: Fugitive (balance, emphasis, variety, gradation, Media Made Permanent [F016] movement, proportion) to manipulate the date & time: Monday Elements of Art to enhance the visual May 24 communication of your work. 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. (bring bag lunch) Tuition: $425 instructor: Kerr Grabowski Materials Fee: $65 Have you ever wanted to use materials traditionally designed for paper on fabric, but hesitated because you worried about Act 48 Clock-Hour Credit contemporary craft permanency? In this workshop students learn Attention Educators: The Pennsylvania to make fugitive media permanent. Using Department of Education has extended screen printing and direct mark making the Society for Contemporary Craft’s Act create rich rubbings, imagery and texture 48 Approved Provider Status. using water-soluble crayons, charcoal, Take any Studio class and receive clock- watercolor pencils, graphite, and other media. hours toward your Act 48 requirement. Tuition: $100 Simply note on your registration that you Materials Fee: $20 would like us to report your clock-hours and provide your professional i.d. number. There is a $10 processing fee per class. 4 Chad Alice Hagen 5 Airey Fairy Scarf nature be inspired by A Scarf a Day: Three Fabulous Hand Felted Scarves [F020] dates & times: Friday, Saturday & Sunday July 23, 24, 25 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. (one-hour lunch break) instructor: Chad Alice Hagen Create three fabulous felted scarves in three wonderful days. Join this intensive but very fun class and learn not only to use the method of dry dye powder low immersion dyeing to dye the merino roving for the amazing Airey Fairy Scarf, but also how to lay out and felt a fascinating wrap. On the other two days students learn to felt, full and dye fine merino needle punch batts and to use two very Felted Cuff Bracelets [F018] different shape resist techniques to make the date & time: Saturday fabulous Bark Scarf and Bodacious Bubble August 14 Boa. Beginners are welcome! 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Tuition: $300 instructor: Annie Lawrence Materials Fee: $45 Accessorizing is a fun and easy way to spice up any outfit. In part one of this class students learn a fun, fast and very easy way to make a simple felted cuff bracelet using merino wool prefelt. Tuition: $40 Materials Fee: $5 Embellishing Felted Bracelets [F019] date & time: Saturday August 14 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. instructor: Annie Lawrence Learn simple ways to decorate and embellish your bracelet using beads, buttons, fibers, decorative stitching and other found objects. Tuition: $40 Materials Fee: $5 Sign up for both Annie Lawrence workshops and save $10 off the total tuition. Chad Alice Hagen Bodacious Bubble Boa mixed me recruit a friend and save! To our students who spread the word about our great workshops, we are offering a special thank you. Bring a first-time student to SCC and receive a $20 coupon toward your next class. Mixed Media Encaustic Let There Be Light: Creating [MM021] Lamps & Sculptures with Found dates & times: Friday, Saturday & Sunday Objects [MM022] Session 1: June 4, 5, 6 dates & times: Thursday – Sunday Session 2: June 25, 26, 27 SOLD OUT! July 29 – August 1 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. (one-hour lunch break) 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. (one-hour lunch break) instructor: Lorraine Glessner instructor: Harry Anderson This workshop involves the exploration of This workshop focuses on the found object encaustic, one of the most exciting and as the major source of material used in the versatile mediums available to the creation of sculptural and/or functional pieces. contemporary artist. Participants are The scope of objects that can be used range introduced to the basics of encaustic painting from the natural, to everyday consumer items, as well as a variety of advanced techniques to esoteric industrial or architectural artifacts. including equipment and safety issues, tools, Participants are encouraged to bring a stash grounds and substrates, application and of stuff to be used or contributed to a painting techniques, fusing, color mixing, materials exchange. The instructor provides incising, sgraffito, creating texture, surface materials necessary to transform the found manipulation, image transfer and collage. objects into a unique lamp or sculpture. contemporary craft Open to artists from beginning to advanced Tuition: $400 levels. Only seven spaces are available so Materials Fee: $30-50 (depending on project) don’t wait to register. Tuition: $300 Materials Fee: $35 Harry Anderson Radiant Gesture 6 edia 7 neighborhood Hitoshi Ujiie Funny Face (installation) Digital Textile Design & Basic energy of the Digital Textile Printing [MM024] dates & time: Saturday & Sunday June 12, 13 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. (one-hour lunch break) instructors: Hitoshi & Heather Ujiie The Mad Hatter’s Tea Party Visiting artists from the Center for Excellence [MM023] of Digital Inkjet Printing for Textiles, Hitoshi and date & time: Saturday Heather Ujiie provide an introductory workshop July 10 for creating and printing textile design on 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. at SCC fabrics using Adobe Photoshop software. The 3 p.m. – 5 p.m. at Silver Eye Center for Photography, 1015 East Carson Street, course is focused on designing and Pittsburgh 15203 developing printed patterns. Participants also instructors: Dan Kuhn & Sylvia Ehler learn the basic digital inkjet printing process. Enjoy a fun day at two of the region’s unique Participants should have basic Photoshop cultural venues. In the morning, students glaze skills and bring their own laptop computer. a small teacup and prepare it for a Raku firing. Tuition: $200 Then tour the SCC exhibit of student works, Materials fee: $20-50 (depending on project) Hats Off to Felt featuring hand made hats from the everyday to the outrageous. In the Imaginative Recycling with afternoon, students visit Silver eye Center for Plastics [MM025] Photography to tour the exhibit, These Strange dates & times: Saturday & Sunday July 17, 18 Adventures: The Art of Maggie Taylor. The 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. (one-hour lunch break) exhibition presents forty works from 2003 to instructor: David Edgar 2009. The centerpiece of the show is Taylor’s Making sculpture from recyclable plastics is highly acclaimed series Almost Alice: New fun, and results in lightweight, colorful unique Illustrations to Alice in Wonderland, published artworks that embrace a festive aesthetic in 2008. As students enjoy an Alice-inspired along with an environmental subtext. This afternoon tea, their pieces are fired and workshop includes an orientation to materials removed from the kiln. and equipment; demonstrations of Tuition: $100 (includes all materials and fundamental techniques; and examples of afternoon tea) both large and small assembly projects. Participants complete three to four pieces during the two-day program. Tuition: $200 David Edgar Freddy (left) and Sharkey's Friend (right) book arts & Mary Tasillo Caterpillar Stitch Book A Killer Cereal Case [PB026] date & time: Saturday July 24 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. (one-hour lunch break) instructor: Wendy Casperson Learn to make a case with drawers from Buon Giournal [PB028] empty cereal and match boxes that can be date & time: Saturday used to store hand carved stamps, photos, June 19 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. (one-hour lunch break) small booklets, jewelry and anything else that instructor: Pam Sussman fits. This is a creative way to reuse readily Make this classic Italian style leather journal, available materials and also makes a terrific seen in the best artisan paper shops all over “green” classroom project. Europe. Fine leather with contrasting tapes Tuition: $75 Materials Fee: $20 and decorative stitching are found on the cover, with heavy watercolor pages sewn Caterpillar Stitch Book [PB027] using the longstitch binding. date & time: Saturday Tuition: $100 August 14 Materials Fee: $20 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. (one-hour lunch break) instructor: Mary Tasillo Introduction to Cloth Bound Students expand their stitching skills while Books [PB029] learning several variations on the Caterpillar dates & times: Saturday & Sunday Stitch, which does double duty as a binding July 10, 11 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. (one-hour lunch break) stitch and as a decorative element to book covers. Leave with a hard-cover blank book instructor: Margaret Couch Cogswell contemporary craft as well as sewing cards and instructions for Bring scraps of your favorite fabric or old carrying out variations on this binding. clothing and create a cloth book. In this workshop students learn how to make a cloth Tuition: $100 Materials Fee: $20 book cover, fold paper for the pages and sew the spine. Expect to create one or two finished books. Tuition: $200 Materials Fee: $10-20 (depending on project) Margaret Couch Cogswell Cloth Bound Books 8 paper 9 create express, experiment & thanks! The Studio would like to thank The Priory Hotel, www.thepriory.com, for its support of our visiting artist program. Book & Paper Frenzy [PB030] Sculptural Mica Book [PB031] dates & times: Monday – Friday dates & times: Friday, Saturday & Sunday June 14 –18 September 24, 25, 26 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. (one-hour lunch break) 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. (one-hour lunch break) instructor: Pam Sussman instructor: Daniel Essig Feed your passion for all things book and Learn to work with the remarkable material of paper with this weeklong, intensive workshop mica. Use both the natural form of this many featuring more than a dozen projects. Hard layered silicate mineral and a man made and soft cover books, boxes, and decorative sheet. Students build a structure exploring papers are explored during the course of the various techniques that emphasize the unique week, with special emphasis on improving qualities of mica and bind the mica books book making skills at all levels of experience. with a single page coptic binding. As time Students are also exposed to a wide variety allows the class may explore other book of the latest book making resources: forms that utilize mica. instructional publications, periodicals and Tuition: $300 journals, online sites, tools and materials. Materials Fee: $40 Tuition: $375 Materials Fee: $65 Daniel Essig Sculptural Mica Book wood thanks! Food and instruction for the cooking portion of this class have been generously donated by Whole Foods Market. Turning Green with Envy [W034] Tune up for Windsor Chairs dates & times: 2 Saturdays [W032] June 12, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. at Whole Foods date & time: Saturday Market, 5880 Centre Ave, Pittsburgh, 15206 June 19 June 26, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at SCC 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. (one-hour lunch break) instructors: Linda VanGehuchten & a Whole instructor: Craig Smith Foods Market Chef Take a day to prepare for the Windsor Chair Join SCC and Whole Foods Market to learn class. During this tune-up session, students the secret of crafting the perfect salad. learn to sharpen some of the specialized tools On June 12th, students visit Whole Foods used in chairmaking, especially the drawknife, Market to watch a woodturning demo and spokeshave, scorp, and travisher. The class learn to make a “classic” Caesar salad that is also reviews techniques for using these tools prepared tableside. On the 26th, students visit in chairmaking. SCC to turn a thin bowl from green, or fresh- Tuition: $60 cut, wood. First time woodturners are welcome. Register for Craig Smith’s Making a Fan-Back Tuition: $100 (includes $25 Material Fee) Side Chair [W033] and receive $20 off the total tuition for Tune Up for Windsor Chairs. Making a Fan-Back Side Chair [W033] dates & times: Monday – Saturday July 12 – 17 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. (one-hour lunch break) instructor: Craig Smith The fan back chair is an elegant and refined contemporary craft Windsor featuring a carved and bent crest that is supported by two turned stiles. Students build woodworking skills as they complete a chair using a combination of traditional and modern tools. This class is limited to seven participants. So don’t wait to register! Tuition: $525 (includes $125 Materials Fee that is not refundable after June 12) 10 11 Turned On to Wine [W035] Coffee Tables [W036] developing date & time: Saturday dates & times: Friday, Saturday & Sunday June 12 August 6, 7, 8 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. instructors: Dave Beringer & Larry Lagattuta instructor: Brian Ferrell Come and learn about the crafting of fine Design and construct a unique coffee table. seeing, creating & wines in this joint workshop with Carlo’s Students select from a choice of hardwoods Garage Winery. In the morning students create for the finished product. Some previous a hand-turned wine bottle stopper with woodworking experience is recommended. instructor and Turners Anonymous Board Tuition: $250 Member, Dave Beringer. Even novice wood Materials Fee: $50 turners will complete a stopper. In the afternoon, students have lunch at the Enrico Biscotti Café as well as a wine tasting hosted by Carlo’s Garage Winery, the city’s first urban winery. Tuition: ($100 includes all materials, lunch and wine tasting) Brian Ferrell Coffee Table Membership Levels & Benefits Each membership level gives your household: Subscription to Contemporary Craft News, SCC’s newsletter; Invitations to exhibition openings, SCC lectures and other special events; Participation in members–only classes in the Studio; 10% discount on art supplies at Artist & Craftsman Supply; Opportunity to earn Studio discounts§ Friend $60 + above (all but $10 tax deductible) Benefactor $500 + above (all but $50 tax deductible) • All the benefits listed above. • All of the above • Personalized tour of the Store to learn more about Patron $125 + above (all but $15 tax deductible) the artists • All of the above • Free copy of all SCC-produced exhibition • Enjoy 10% off in the Store* catalogs (as requested) • Invitation to new exhibition lectures by artists • Invitation to pre-opening night receptions and/or staff • Friend level membership to give as a gift • Discounts on study trips • Complimentary trial subscription to Collector $1000 + above (all but $50 tax deductible) American Craft (as requested) • All of the above • Membership to North American Reciprocal • Enjoy 15% off in the Store* Museum (NARM) program & Southeastern • As a one time recognition gift, Craft in America Reciprocal Membership (SERM) Program° DVD (as requested) • Executive Director tours of SCC Sponsor $250 + above (all but $25 tax deductible) • Private meet-the-artist receptions • All of the above • Invitation to exclusive Collector's Circle event • As a one time recognition gift, a $25 gift certificate that can be used in the Store or § For the first $400 spent on classes during one membership year, a credit equal to $50 will be given for the next class purchased. 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OUR FACIlITy Is FUlly ACCessIBle . society for Contemporary Craft 2100 smallman street, Pittsburgh, PA 15222 Phone: 412 .261 .7003 x25 Fax: 412 .261 .1941 registration form Name _________________________________________________________ Date __________________ Registered: m In Person m Phone m Mail m Fax m Cash Address _______________________________________________________________________________ m Check Check# ___________ m Credit Card City _______________________________________ state ______________ Zip ___________________ m Visa m Mastercard m AMeX exp Date __________ Phone_________________________________________________________________________________ Credit Card # ___________________________________ CW# ________ summer 2010 (three or four digit # on back of card) e-mail _________________________________________________________________________________ m sCC may provide my email address to my instructor prior to the workshop for class preparation only . signature ___________________________________________________ This information will not be shared or sold for other purposes . student’s Name (if purchasing for another person)______________________________________________ Do you want to receive Act 48 clock-hours for this class? m yes m No There is a $10 processing fee per class or workshop for Act 48 credit . m Current Member m New Member (see page 5 for levels and benefits) m Non-Member If yes, please provide your ID number_____________________________ Course Number Class Title start Date Tuition Total Membership I would like to contribute to the June Kinne scholarship Fund Act 48 Credits in the amount of $ __________________________________ gRAND TOTAl 2100 smallman street Non-Profit Org . Pittsburgh, PA 15222 U .s . Postage Phone: 412 .261 .7003 PAID Fax: 412 .261 .1941 Pittsburgh, PA www .contemporarycraft .org Permit No . 1790 Flexible Options One-on-One: Private lessons in many media can be arranged upon request. Students will discuss their goals with instructor prior to the lesson to ensure a productive experience. Private lessons are $50 per hour, with a two hour minimum. A Few Good Friends: Bring together a group of your friends to participate in a class at a time that works for you. Choose from many of our current and past class offerings or let us create a special class just for you. Prices and availability vary. Classes to Go: Let us bring our classes to you. You and your friends can learn from SCC's talented artist instructors in your own office, home or other convenient location. Prices and availability vary. Give the Gift of Creativity: A great way to encourage friends and loved ones to get in touch with their creative selves. Gift certificates may be purchased in any denomination. For information, contact the Studio at 412.261.7003 x25, or firstname.lastname@example.org. The official registration and financial information of Society for Arts in Crafts may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling toll free 1.800.732.0999. Registration does not imply endorsement.