Next Meeting: Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at 7:00 pm
The Topic will be: Repair demo. Gale will teach us how to repair piece with cracks or other defect before and after firing. Bring your pieces for advise or just to share your experience.
Founded in 2005 by artist and designer Leigh Ann Prier. 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:
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'
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
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.
Busch from Topeka, KS and Debra Weld from Lee's Summit, MO have been
Meetings are held at Harder Driving School 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, near National American University and Skate City.
Lots of free parking available.)
The Kansas City Chapter of the PMC Guild meets at 7:00 p.m. the third Tuesday of every month.
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.
Where to learn in the Kansas City Metro Area
Gale Schlagel - Is a PMC Connection Certified Senior Instructor. She offers Level 1 certification classes.Gale schlagel, email@example.com or 913-763-5353
Jules Van Hoecke - beginners classes, enameling, ring making, setting glass in PMC, making real silver leaves. Julesbling@gmail.com or 913-706-6538
Susan Breen Silvy: She teaches PMC at the KC Art Insitute and her The Office Studio. Susan Breen Silvy
Check our Member Gallery Member Gallery - For a sample of our members' works