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Workshop with Graduate students of the

Tainan University of the Arts,

Tainan, Taiwan 2012


Workshop demonstration sample



Glance, CCA Magazine, Backward Glance  

 article by Jack da Silva

California BlacksmithCarl Jennings:  Master  Metalsmith, by Jack da Silva


Ornament MagazineSigns of Life, article by  Robin Updike, Facere Gallery, Seattle, WA 

World Journal, Chinese newspaper,  Crossover: Symbiosis of Craft Design Taipei  World Design Expo - International Craft  Design  Exhibition      

Honkook Ilbo, South Korean newspaper,  Crossover: Symbiosis of Craft Design Taipei  World Design Expo - International Craft Design  Exhibition 
Signs of Life:  Contemporary Jewelry Art and  Literature 2011, Published by Facere Gallery

Michigan Silversmiths Guild Newsletter,

 Workshop: Jack and Marilyn Da Silva, June  2011 by Christine Bossler, Marilyn & Jack da Silva:  Metalsmiths --- Artist Talk  Spencer  Museum,  Kansas University, Lawrence, KA   

Art Jewelry Forum Newsletter Blog,  Schools  Out 2011, Indiana University  

 Oct. 5, 2011 

Taipei World Design Expo- International Craft Design Exhibition, Catalog and poster 


Examiner.comThe Allure of Jewelry and  Metal Arts, article by Hasan Rahim  

 April 9, 2010 write up for Jewelry/Metal Arts  Pathways Exhibition, EVC


Art Jewelry MagazineA Conversation with  

 Jack da Silva, March 2008 

SNAG News, Content Contemporary Jewelry  Design & Metalsmithing, Oct.


500 Metal Vessels, Martha Le Van,

 Lark Books 


San Diego MagazineUncommon Metal: A  Look at Contemporary Jewelry 

Metalsmith Magazine,  Jack and Marilyn da  Silva: Studio Visit, SNAG  by Jennifer Cross Gans  

Penland Book of Jewelry: Master Classes in  Jewelry Technique, Lark Books 


American Craft,  Jack and Marilyn da Silva  by  William Baran-Mickel, Dec.


Design MagazineFirst Exhibition of Society  of Seoul Metalsmiths, April


Design Magazine, American Metalworking,

by  Jack da Silva, June 




Symposiums, Lectures & Workshops Given (Selected)


Boise State University, Metal in Motion,  Two- day workshop, lecture, Boise, ID


Tainan University of Art, 5-day workshop, 

 Tainan, Taiwan, Council Chambers,  Lecture,

 Sponsored by Gold Museum

 New Taipei City, Taiwan

SNAG 2012 Pre conference Workshop &  Demos, Demo Days Sponsored by Arizona Craftsmen, Mesa and  Tucson, AZ                       


Spencer Museum, Kansas University,  Lecture, exhibit, demonstration

 Lawrence, KA                      

Montgomery College, Press conference,  Two-day workshop, lecture, Rockville, MD

College for Creative Studies, Two-day  workshop, lecture, Detroit, MI

California Blacksmith Association, Demo  Spring  Conference, Vista, CA

 Presenting copper smithing techniques


Metal Arts Guild of Eastern Washington,  Two-day workshop, Spokane, WA

California Blacksmith Association, Demo  Spring Conference, Ferndale, CA

 Presenting copper smithing techniques


Southern Illinois University Edwardsville,  Two-day workshop-Public Lecture,   

 Edwardsville, IL

Lillstreet Art Center, Two-day  workshop/    Public Lecture, Chicago, IL


Palo Alto Arts Center, Color and Form: 

 A Metal Workshop with Marilyn and Jack da  Silva

San Jose Museum of Art, Bejeweled, Jewelry  Metal Arts demonstrations


MassArt, East Coast meets West Coast, 2-day  symposium:  workshop, lecture/book 

 signing , Boston, MA

Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts,

 One-week workshop, Gatlinburg, TN 


California Blacksmithing Association,  Spring Conference, Demonstration

 Serves You Right: Form & Embellish Non  Ferrous Metals, Petaluma, CA




Symposiums, Lectures & Workshops Given (Continued)


Forging Modernities, Public Lecture  sponsored by New York University  

 History and Practice of the CCA    

  Jewelry/Metalsmithing Program,  

 California College of the Arts, Oakland, CA     


 SNAG 2003 Pre conference Workshop     

 Metalsmithing: 3-D forms Unlimited,

 Artists Making It In Metal, SFSU,

 San  Francisco, CA


Denver Academy, Anticlastic Forming, Three-  day workshop    

Colorado Metal Arts Guild, Lafayette, CO  


SNAG National Conference Pre-Conference Panel, Educator’s Dialogue,    

 1 of 2 teachers representing USA  Community  Colleges, Birmingham, VA.  

Rochester Institute of Technology,  Creativity & Craft Artist Series   

 Lecture/Demonstration, Rochester, NY  


SNAG National Conference Education Breakout Group, co- Discussion Leader w/ Marilyn da Silva, St. Louis, MO 


SNAG National Conference, Pathways of  Learning, Panel Member, Albuquerque, NM 


Hongik University, Lecture  

 One of ten Americans invited to participate,  Seoul, South Korea


Invitational Korean American Metals Workshop  One of Seven Americans invited  to present, Kookmin University, Seoul,  South Korea  

“Jewelry USA” Demonstration  

  Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA  



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