Next Meeting: Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 7:00 pm
Get directions & More Info about this event. The Topic will be:
Basic PMC Tool Kit and Your Favorite Tools Show and Tell
We will also present the meeting schedule for 2013, discuss our upcoming KCPMC Guild Trunk Show in September and more.
Check out our blog for more info...
Meetings are held at the NEW Harder Performance location,10362 Mastin in the Wycliff Shopping Center, Overland Park, KS 66214 (From I435 take US69 N and exit at 103rd. Go East to Mastin, then South into the shopping center. Lots of free parking available.)
-- Harder Performance Art School, 10362 Mastin. Overland Park, KS 66214 (located in the Wycliff Shopping Center, near National American University and Skate City.)
Links to Resources
CLASSES: Where to learn in the Kansas City Metro Area
- Barbara Becker Simon will be in town for Certification Classes plus more at The Office Studio in March 2013
- Jules Van Hoecke - beginners classes,
ring making classes, setting glass in PMC, making real silver leaves. Contact her directly for times and location
- Local Bead Stores - check with them for classes
- Gail Schlagel - Class Listings Gail will soon be offering Level 1 Certification classes, too
- Susan Silvy - Teaches beginning PMC at KC Art Institute and in her The Office Studio.
- Leigh Ann Prier - RareAdornment
- More will be added as we know of them...
We hope to add local classes and teachers here. If you are a certified PMC or ArtClay teacher, a shop or local artist who is teaching classes, please contact us to have your listing added.
The purpose of the guild is to gather local Artists and Crafters of all skill levels and interests together in a creative atmosphere to share knowledge, provide education, and promote the art of Precious Metal Clay.
What to Expect
During our meetings, fellow members exchange technical information, tips and tricks, favorite media and methods of inspiration. Members of the chapter who have experience in art forms other than PMC are invited to conduct demonstrations during meetings. Workshops and Special Events will be held periodically throughout the year to broaden our members' skill levels.
Meetings are no longer than 2 hours. Some members enjoy dinner out BEFORE the meeting at 5pm - everyone is welcome.
The structure of our meetings follows:
- Short business meeting
- Show and Tell
- Hands-on Learning or Demonstration
Member Gallery(check out our members' works)
Our members are Silversmiths, Metalsmiths, Glass Artists, Wire Artists, Beaders, Polymer Clay Artists and more. (Some all of the above!) Carol Harder has graciously offered meeting space at her Driving School. Carol has a Masters in Metalsmithing and brings a wealth of knowledge to our group. Sondra Busch from Topeka, KS and Debra Weld from Lee's Summit, MO have been members. Founded in 2005 by artist and designer Leigh Ann Prier. Gale Schlagel is a PMC Connection Certified Senior Instructor.
When and Where
The Kansas City Chapter of the PMC Guild meets at 7:00 p.m. the third Tuesday of every month at
Only $24.00 for one year and are payable in JANUARY. You may attend two FREE meetings as a guest member. If you wish to join, membership dues can be collected at any meeting. Dues are used to pay the cost of materials used in learning techniques at our meetings.
How to Join
If you are interested in joining the Kansas City Chapter of the PMC Guild or have questions, please contact Carol Harder or come to our next meeting. (See calendar)
On behalf of all the members, we look forward to meeting you.