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My guest this Thursday, July 24th at 3 p.m. PDT on MetalSmith BenchTalk is Andrew Kuebeck, award-winning metalsmith and studio photographer!
Andrew Kuebeck is an instructor at Bowling Green State University. He received a BFA from Bowling Green State University in 2008 and an MFA in jewelry design and metalsmithing from Indiana University in 2011. He works in a variety of formats ranging from functional jewelry to sculptural objects and vessels. He has lectured and taught workshops nationally on the incorporation of photographic images into jewelry pieces and vessels. He exhibits widely and has had his work appear in numerous publications including 500 Enameled Objects, Wrap, Stitch, Fold, and Rivet, and Metalsmith and Niche magazines. He is currently represented by Charon Kransen Arts, New York.
"I enjoy working in a wide array of Jewelry and Metalsmithing techniques from fabrication, enameling and electroforming to traditional techniques like stone setting and casting. Currently I'm exploring work that has to deal with personal experiences and memory and how these memories and experiences manifest themselves in our lives and the objects we surround ourselves with".
Learn more about Andrew here: http://andrewkuebeck.com/Home_Page.html
view his Crafthaus profile here: http://crafthaus.ning.com/profile/AndrewKuebeck
On the Thursday, June 3rd broadcast, at 3PM Pacific/6PM Eastern, my guest is the talented jeweler and metalsmith Brad Simon; see: http://benchmedia.typepad.com/jewelrymaking/
Brad is a JA Certified Master Bench Jeweler, and a JA Certified Management Professional. He has worked as a bench jeweler for over 30 years and has won over a dozen jewelry design awards. He has worked in retail stores and trade shops, specializing in difficult repairs, fine stonesetting, and custom designed jewelry. As a shop manager he has compiled outstanding accomplishments including; producing 20% to 32% pretax profits from the shop and increased total output of the shop over 200% during a six year period.
Brad was the ninth in the nation to earn the coveted JA Certified Master Bench Jeweler and was the first in the nation to earn both the JA Certified Master Bench Jeweler, and JA Certified Management Professional.
Brad has earned the prestigious Distinguish Toastmaster Award from Toastmasters International and has won several public speaking awards. He is a master storyteller, making each seminar enjoyable to hear as well as being informative.
Brad is founder and president of Bench Media, LLC. Providing Affordable Educational Materials to Bench Jewelers, Bench Media LLC produces a variety of Video, Print, & Internet training materials as well as Seminars, & Conferences. Our product line includes Bench Magazine, E-Bench, Bench Jewelers Television Network, Bench Jewelers Conference & Expo, Bench Seminars and the Bench Jewelers Passion Award Design Contest.
In addition, Brad conducts seminars and workshops through Simon Sez Seminars on shop management issues and bench techniques. He has written & published numerous books and videos on jewelry shop management, and bench techniques. Please join us for a fun hour!
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