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The Metals Studio has capabilities to work a variety of processes using non-ferrous metals such as copper, brass, pewter, silver, and gold. Although the majority of work in Metals is small-scale wearables, students can create anything from decorative enameled pieces to functional tableware to abstract or figurative sculpture.

Using the Studio


This studio can only be accessed by certified users when a safety monitor is present and a class is not currently meeting in the space.

How to gain access

To receive certification, users must be currently or previously enrolled in a class in the studio, attend certification session(s), or contact the Studio Manager for other training and certification options. All studio users must sign the user agreement and abide by the Policies linked below. To access the user agreement, contact the Studio Manager.

Studio users must not use equipment they haven’t been trained on. Contact the Studio Manager for training.

Note: Close-toed shoes are required to work in this studio. Natural fibers, long pants are strongly recommended. 

Safety & Policies

All users must read, sign, and abide by the Studio Policies and Contract document which outlines studio safety and procedures. Simply reading the document does not grant access. See How to Gain Access above.

Tools & Equipment