Massachusetts
Profile Type: Artist
Artist
Pam Farren

My work is inspired by a desire to showcase the unconventional beauty and usefulness of reclaimed materials. Found, thrifted, gifted and recycled materials along with careful attention to detail allow me to create functional, wearable objects.

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I Have Worked With

  • August 2014

    Instructor in the Jewelry/Metals program. Responsible for the development of specialized workshops and classes as well as direct instruction of existing courses, which include Jewelry 1, 2 & 3.

     

    Manager, Metals Studio Aug 2017 - Present

    The Metals Studio is comprised of four programs: small metals/jewelry, enamels, lapidary, blacksmithing.

  • September 2012

    Instructor in the Jewelry/Metals program. Responsible for course development, creation of sylabi, worksheets, kits and direct instruction.

  • Artist

Contact Information

First Name: 
Pam
Job Title/Position: 
Owner/Artisan
Physical Address: 
Worcester, MA 01609
Last Name: 
Farren

About

Profile Type: 
Artist
Primary Discipline: 
Visual/Crafts - Metal
Additional Disciplines: 
Visual/Crafts - Decorative Arts
Visual/Crafts - Jewelry
Visual/Crafts - Metal
Visual/Crafts - Mixed Media
Visual/Crafts - Sculpture
Year Founded: 
1990
Populations Served: 
General Public
Teens
Youth-At-Risk
Institution/Business Type: 
Artist (Individual)
Activities and Services: 
Arts for Social Change / Creative Activism
Arts Instruction / Lessons
Creation of a Work of Art (Including Commissions)
Manufacturing / Fabrication
Public Art Projects (In Free, Public Spaces)
Workshops / Demonstrations / Master Class
Geographic Reach: 
Town / City
State
National

Affiliations and Accomplishments

Professional Associations: 
Society of North American Goldsmiths
The Enamelists Society
Enamel Guild North East
American Craft Council
Arts Worcester
Worcester Guild of Enamelists
Education: 
Surface & Depth Enameling, Barbara Seidenath, 2015
Torch Fired Enamels & Settings, Anne Havel, 2015
Enamels, Judith Daner, 2014
Getting Attached, Keith LoBue, 2014
Steeling Beauty, Keith Lobue, 2013
Torch Fired Enamels, Metalwerx, 2013
Silhouette Dies & Hollow Forms, Cynthia Eid, 2012
Pearl Knotting, Mary Stachura, 2008
Stone Setting, Joy Raskin, 2007
Paper it Over, Keith LoBue 2016
Awards: 
Worcester Arts Council/MCC Individual Grant, 2016
Arts Worcester, Material Needs Grant, 2015
Worcester Arts Council/MCC Grant, 2015
CSArt, Cambridge Center for Adult Ed, 2012
Newburyport Library Grant, 4-part Workshop, 2012
Newburyport Library Grant, 4-part Workshop, 2011
Newburyport Library Grant, Workshop, 2011
Newburyport LCC/MCC Individual Grant, 2008

I am a Teaching Artist

Teaching Settings: 
Afterschool Program
Arts and Cultural Center / Venue
Community Site / Center
School / University
Subject Areas: 
Arts Integration - Science / Technology / Engineering
Design
Visual/Crafts
Ages Served: 
Middle School-age
High School-age
College-Age
Adults
Seniors