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Available Institutes:

ARU 570: Art and Science Integration for the K-12 Educator
June 23-28, 2013

ARU/FAR 504: Art on Site

ARU/CFT 546: Enameling
July 1-12, 2013

ARU 556: Creating Pathways with The Dinner Party
July 7-12, 2013

ARU/FAR 505: Pinhole Photography

ARU/CFT 542: Tabletop Project

ARU/CFT 543: Illustrated Clay
July 15-26-2013

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ARU/CFT 546:
Enameling: The Color, Technique and Fun
July 1 - 12, 2013

KUTZTOWN UNIVERSITY is pleased to offer ENAMELING: The Color, Technique, and Fun.  If you would like to introduce enameling into your classroom, or increase your jewelry making skills, vocabulary, and scope, then this is the course for you!  Explore some of the newer, nontraditional materials such as: liquids, acrylics, crayons, pencils, rubber stamps, metal foils and lusters.  These materials are particularly suited to the classroom for quick, easy, fun results.  Along with the newer materials and techniques, more established and traditional materials will be covered including:  Cloisonné, Limoges, Champlevé, Basse-Taille and Plique-a-jour.

In addition, when applicable, metal fabrication techniques will be covered.  This will include, but not limited to: soldering, cold connections, tabs, and hot settings.  No previous experience is required.  Class enrollment limited to 15 students.  Limited enrollment for Act 48 non-credit students.



This institute is designed to offer two full weeks of hands-on- intense workshops, lectures, seminars, small group and individual consultations.  Classes will meet Monday, July 1st through Wednesday, July 3rd; Friday, July 5th; Saturday, July 6th; Monday July 8th through Friday July 12th 8:30 am – 5:00 pm in the Fine Metals Studio, Sheridan Room 107.  Class enrollment is limited to 15 students.  Limited enrollment for Act 48 non-credit students.



James Malenda is currently Professor of Fine Metals and Enameling at Kutztown University where he has taught for 25 years.  He received his MFA in Gold and Silversmithing from the State University of New York at New Paltz.  His work is included in numerous collections including the Museum of Art & Design in New York and the Nordenfjeldske Kunstindustrimuseum in Trondheim, Norway.  In 2012 his work was included in the Korean Enameling Art & Design Exhibition in Seoul, and he presented workshops at Dartmouth and the National Enameling Guild. In 2013 Professor Malenda will act as juror for the Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show.


Required Institute Fee/Tuition $1620.20 $2359.70

ACT 48 hours available for credit and noncredit options. For an itemized list of the fee/tuition charges and ACT 48 information please see the Art Education and Crafts web site.


Students are encouraged to room on campus, in handicapped-accessible facilities, so they benefit from interaction with colleagues. Room fee includes housing in Golden Bear South Village and linens (2 sheets, 2 towels, 1 washcloth, pillow and blankets).

Room: Twelve nights (Sunday- Thursday) $352.25

Send Institute Registration Form and check to the Registrar’s Office, Administration Building, Room 115, Kutztown University, Kutztown, PA, 19530 by June 1, 2013.


Prof. James Malenda
Enameling: The Color, Technique and Fun
Department of Art Education and Crafts
Kutztown University
Kutztown, PA 19530
PHONE: (610) 683-4503 FAX: (610) 683-4502


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