Sat, Apr 29|
Adult GalleRE Workshop: How to Make Anything into an Earring
Join WORN artists Siena Mayers in upcycling earrings. In this workshop, participants will be provided with the tools, materials, and instruction for creating a variety of earring styles.
Time & Location
Apr 29, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Resource Depot, 2508 Florida Ave, West Palm Beach, FL 33401, USA
About the Event
Join WORN artists Siena Mayers in upcycling earrings. In this workshop, participants will be provided with the tools, materials, and instruction for creating a variety of earring styles. Participants will also be provided with a selection of unusual materials from the Resource Depot collection to inspire creativity and thinking outside of the earring box. Everyone will leave the session with at least one new pair of original earrings. Welcome to bring your own items to try and upcycle as well. No jewelry making experience is necessary. Geared towards adults, but appropriate for ages 13 and up.
About Siena Mayers
Whether kitchen appliances, Tri-Rail tickets, or dried fruit, you name it, Siena has made an earring out of it. From elegant to humorous, Siena transforms mundane materials into glamorous statement pieces. Siena Mayers is a multimedia visual and performing artist, ESOL teacher and administrator with a passion for creating a better world through art and education. Having received her BA in “Art and Social Change” from Hampshire College in 2007, she went on to intern with Reverend Billy and the Church of Stop Shopping; participated in and created acts for Bread and Puppet Theater and performed from a raft made of recycled materials floating down the Mississippi River with Swoon’s Miss Rockaway Armada. She has led workshops and helped create murals with underserved communities with Mural Arts in Philadelphia, facilitated artmaking with adults with disabilities with Creativity Explored in San Francisco and Spindleworks in Maine, and directed plays performed by immigrant communities in Delray Beach, FL. Her work has been featured in such venues and publications as the Philadelphia Art Alliance, the UMVA Quarterly Journal, and the International Toy Theater Festival.
Funded in Part by Cultural Council For Palm Beach County, Palm Beach County, and Valley Bank