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Featured review
5 5 5 5 5
Austin
Jul 23, 2019

This is a review of Copper Etching kid's summer camp. This  was a great way to spend a free week of my summer. You can make things from bookmarks and rings to bracelets and necklaces, and also a few of your own nick-knacks. You learn how to use things such as jewelry saws, torches, a rolling mill, and others. I look forward to taking other camps here. I would also like there to be a stone setting camp!

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Munya Avigail

Munya Avigail Upin is a
nationally renowned artist with over twenty-five years experience
in the field of metalsmithing. Her award-winning work has been
exhibited in museums and galleries throughout the world and has
been published in numerous periodicals, newspapers and books. In
addition to teaching at colleges, craft centers and museum schools,
Upin has created one-of-a-kind pieces for synagogues and private
collectors.
A native of Faribault, Minnesota, Munya Avigail
Upin has been exhibiting her silver work nationally and
internationally for twenty-one years. She first began experimenting
with metal while in high school and later studied art metals at
Drake University in Des Moines. Upin later entered graduate school
at San Diego State University where she studied with Arline Fisch
and Helen Shirk. She received a M.A. in Art Metals from San Diego
State in 1979 and later earned a M.F.A. from California State
University at Fullerton.
She has taught at the University of Wisconsin at
Madison, Southwest Texas State University in San Marcos, Penland
School of Crafts, and at workshops and art schools throughout the
United States.
Though Upin's early work was primarily
sculptural, her recent work focuses on the design and creation of
Judaica. She was raised in a rural community about fifty miles from
the nearest synagogue. Though her family was one of only three
Jewish families in the town, Judaism was nonetheless a large part
of her life and continues to influence her work. Most of the ritual
objects that she creates incorporate woven silver, a technique that
has become her signature. These unique pieces have been
commissioned by Temple Beth-El, Providence; Temple Emanu El,
Houston; Temple Beth-El, San Antonio; and the Jewish Museum, New
York.


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Featured review

Featured review
5 5 5 5 5
Austin
Jul 23, 2019

This is a review of Copper Etching kid's summer camp. This  was a great way to spend a free week of my summer. You can make things from bookmarks and rings to bracelets and necklaces, and also a few of your own nick-knacks. You learn how to use things such as jewelry saws, torches, a rolling mill, and others. I look forward to taking other camps here. I would also like there to be a stone setting camp!

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