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Jewelry/Metal Arts Department

Pablo Cubangbang

Pablo Cubangbang

Pablo Cubangbang

Pablo Cubangbang

Instructor: Pablo Cubangbang
June 21–23, 2019 (Friday–Sunday, 9:30am–4:30 pm)


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During this workshop students will learn how to make frame wires and filigree wires which will then be incorporated into jewelry pieces. We will make components for a link bracelet that demonstrates three different technical aspects of filigree work. Students will have the option to create a simple pendant and a pair of earrings as well.

The Susan E. Wood Jewelry Studio is available for use for a fee the days following your workshop should you like to continue practicing new skills or finish projects started in class. For more details or to schedule extra workdays, please contact Nancy Gardner, Jewelry Coordinator/Studio Manager.

PABLO CUBANGBANG was born in 1971 in a small town in the Philippines. Pablo is attending the Cabrillo College in Aptos, CA, majoring in fine arts. Since spring 2014 he has been a member of the Cabrillo Seahawk Metal Arts Club, (SMAC), and is the past president of the SMAC. Pablo is honored to be instructed and mentored by Dawn Nakanishi in the metal arts. Through a workshop by Yehuda Tassa, sponsored by SMAC, he learned the basic filigree process which he fell in love with. He loves the intricate details of the process which reminds him of the beauty of calligraphic penmanship he adored at a young age.

Pablo has extensively created new pieces and continued to hone his filigree art at his small studio he built in his garage. He has started to incorporate his filigree with other techniques in casting and enameling. He has also acquired many skills from SMAC sponsored workshops, including granulation, stone setting and bright setting, to name a few. During summer 2016, Pablo was honored to teach jewelry workshops through the Cabrillo Extension Program, fulfilling part of his dream in becoming an artist. In spring 2014, Pablo received the Visual Arts Scholarship for his jewelry and watercolor pieces. In spring 2015, he received The Visual Arts Scholarship for his jewelry. Pablo has been a member of the Monterey Bay Metal Arts Guild since May 2015.

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Current MAC Members: $310
Non-members: $345 plus a $45 non-member registration fee

There is a registration fee of $45 for each class for non-members. Current Mendocino Art Center members do not pay a registration fee and may take 10% off each class registration. The discount is reflected in the prices above. Not a member yet? You may sign up below.
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Cancellations must be made in writing, either by mail or email. If you notify us at least 21 days prior to the first class meeting, you will receive a refund of tuition less a $45 cancellation fee. No refunds will be made after that date for any reason due to our contractual obligations and material acquisitions. If the Art Center is compelled to cancel a class you will receive a full tuition refund. Memberships are non-refundable as they are considered a donation to the Art Center.

Instructor materials fee: $45 (see materials list for items included).

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