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Metalsmith BenchTalk with Ken Bova

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My Guest this Thursday, August 30th at 3 p.m. PDT/6EDT on MetalSmith BenchTalk is artist, jeweler, metalsmith, and teacher Ken Bova

About: Ken Bova is a Past President of the Society of North American Goldsmiths (SNAG) whose work is in the permanent collections of the Smithsonian, Racine, Tacoma, and Georgia Art Museums among others. He has presented workshops nationwide in such places as Haystack, Penland, Arrowmont, Idyllwild, and the John Campbell Folk school to name a few. 
His work has been published in American Craft, Metalsmith, and Ornament magazines and in a variety of exhibition catalogs, books, and articles.
Bova taught for more than 20 years in the Jewelry/Metals program at Montana State University in Bozeman, Montana. While in Montana he received a Montana Arts Council Fellowship, two MSU Alumni Association Excellence in Teaching Awards, and two artists residencies, at the Fundacion Valparaiso in Mojacar, Spain and the Jentel Foundation in Banner, Wyoming. 
In 2010 he accepted a position as an Assistant Professor teaching in the Metals Design area of East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina, where he teaches enameling, senior studio courses, and, as co-Area Coordinator with Tim Lazure, oversees the graduate program in Metal Design.
For more information about Ken, visit his website at www.kenbova.com.