Kim Fields Mar 18, 19 & 20, 2022

3 days of class with the most awesome Kim Fields, here is a bit about her & class information.

Please note all students must be vaccinated & prepared to show their vaccination card.

Kim Fields was born in Flint, Michigan and graduated from Michigan State University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Advertising, She went on to build a career in television production, winning three Emmy Awards while at Chicago’s superstation – WGN-TV. Throughout her career, Kim explored numerous outlets for expressing her passion for the arts. She began working with glass in 1999 and found it so creatively fulfilling that she eventually left her 20 year corporate career behind to devote herself completely to the art of glass.

Since then, Kim’s work has been represented in several public collections, galleries, juried exhibitions, and numerous publications.

Kim has become an accomplished teacher and has taught extensively at many glass studios throughout the United States including the Corning Museum of Glass, the Pittsburgh Glass Center, and the Arrowmont School of Arts & Crafts. She has also taught flameworking in Japan, United Kingdom, Russia, Denmark, Sweden, the Netherlands, and Australia.

 “Sculptural Butterfly Beads” – 1 day workshop

Learn to make beautiful butterfly beads using a variety of sculptural techniques. This one day workshop will include demonstrations of a simple butterfly and expanding to include realistic, more elaborate details. We’ll use a variety of reference materials for form and color accuracy. Techniques will include assembling canes, color mixing and overlays, heat control, and controlled application and manipulation of stringers and dots. This workshop is intermediate to advanced level.

“Sculptural Fish and Sea Life” – 2 day workshop

This class is devoted to assisting you in achieving your own unique sculptural designs using the sea as our inspiration. Demonstrations will include a variety of sculptural fish and sealife. Techniques will include assembling complex canes, color mixing and overlays, temperature control and precision stringer and dot application and placement. This class is intermediate level.

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