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                            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.


                                                                            Janet L. McCall
                                                                            Executive Director
 General program support provided by the Allegheny Regional Asset
 District, Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, Elizabeth R. Raphael Fund of
 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
                     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
                             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)

The Art of Mokume Gane’                              Introduction to Jewelry Making

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
                     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.
                                               Chad Alice Hagen                                                          5
                                               Airey Fairy Scarf

                                                                                                        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
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


                                           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

                                                                                                  express, experiment &
                                                  The Studio would like to thank The Priory
                                                  Hotel,, 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
                     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)

Turned On to Wine [W035]                                         Coffee Tables [W036]

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. A person’s
          applied toward a Studio class                                 membership year and any earned but unused credits will expire on the
      •   Discounts on ticketed events other than the                   date set forth on their membership card.
                                                                        * Some restrictions may apply. See Store for details.
          annual benefit                                                ° NARM & SERM provide reciprocal membership benefits including free
      •   Exhibition Director tours of exhibitions                      admission and store discounts to over 300 museums and arts
                                                                        organizations across the country. The complete list of participating
      •   Donor recognition                                             museums is available on our website under membership.
Please read all information carefully .
 RegIsTeR eARly                                                 CANCellATIONs AND ReFUNDs
 Registrations are processed in the order received.             Class and workshop cancellations are decided three
 No spaces will be held without full payment.                   business days before the start date. If a class must be
                                                                cancelled due to insufficient enrollment, the entire class
 WAys TO RegIsTeR                                               fee will be refunded by check.
 By mail: Return the completed registration form to:            Refund Policy
 Laura Rundell                                                  Student refund requests must be made at least three
 Society for Contemporary Craft                                 business days before a class begins. There will be a
 2100 Smallman Street                                           $25 cancellation fee. No refunds will be given without
 Pittsburgh, PA 15222                                           three business days notice. Processing of refunds takes
 By phone or fax:                                               approximately three weeks.
 412.261.7003 x25 or 412.261.1941                               Week-long Workshops
 Only if you will be paying by credit card.                     Cancellations with 14 or more days notice:
 In person:                                                     A student may cancel a registration for a week-long
 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday.                   workshop up to two weeks prior to the start-date of the
 By e-mail:                                                     class. There will be a $50 cancellation fee.                                Cancellations with fewer than 14 days notice:
                                                                If a student cancels a registration within two weeks of
 Payment Options                                                the start-date of a week-long class, there will be a 50%
 • Check payable to Society for Contemporary Craft.             cancellation fee.
   (A $25 fee is charged for returned checks.)                  There will be no refund issued without three business
 • Credit card. We accept Visa, Mastercard,                     days notice of a cancellation.
   and American Express.
 ClAss INFORMATION                                              SCC members can accumulate credits toward future
 • Students who register by mail or fax will receive a          classes. For each $400 spent on classes during a
   confirmation call within seven days.                         membership year, a $50 credit will be given for the
 • It is the responsibility of the student to appear in class   next class purchased. Unused credits expire with your
   on the correct day and time without additional notice.       membership year, which runs for a full year from the
 • Students may be pictured in SCC promotional                  first day of the month after you join. A range of
   materials.                                                   membership levels is available starting at $60 for a
 • SCC makes every effort to maintain the schedule of           household. See page 5 for details. Memberships
   courses as announced in the catalog. However,                apply to immediate family members only. Membership
   SCC reserves the right to cancel any course or               fees are non-refundable. Call 412.261.7003 x28 for
   to substitute faculty when necessary.                        more information.

 MATeRIAls                                                      NON-DIsCRIMINATION POlICy
 Instructors may request that students have certain             The Society for Contemporary Craft does not
 supplies. Students will receive a list of those supplies       discriminate on the basis of sex, age, race, color,
 upon registration. Unless otherwise noted, Materials           religion, sexual orientation, national origin, handicap,
 Fees are payable to the instructors for supplies               disability, or veteran’s status. Further, Society for
 provided by the instructors . Occasionally, the materials      Contemporary Craft will continue to take affirmative
 fee is built into the tuition fee and this is clearly noted    steps to support and advance these values consistent
 next to the tuition fee.                                       with its mission.

                                                                lOCATION & DIReCTIONs
                                                                SCC is conveniently located on the corner of 21st
                                                                and Smallman Streets in the Strip District.
                                                                Bus stops
                                                                The following buses serve the Strip District
                                                                54C; 77D, F, G; 86A, B; 91A, S
                                                                A paid, monitored parking lot is located on 21st Street,
                                                                behind the private building lot. Metered parking is
                                                                also available.

                                                                OUR FACIlITy Is FUlly ACCessIBle .
                                                                                                                           society for Contemporary Craft
                                                                                                                           2100 smallman street, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
                                                                                                                           Phone: 412 .261 .7003 x25 Fax: 412 .261 .1941
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 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

 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.

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