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Join us via Zoom to learn more about the Certificate of Craft: Advanced Jewelry Apprentice (AJA) program. In this 60-min seminar you will get a visual tour of the Jewelry Studio and see some of the projects past students have made. We will discuss the broad range of class topics covered in the AJA and how they apply to modern, on-demand manufacturing. You will learn of career possibilities and AJA program expectations. Q & A is available throughout the presentation through the “chat” feature in Zoom as well as the last 15 minutes of the seminar.
Nanz Aalund’s wide ranging career as a jewelry designer, goldsmith, and educator, began with high school shop classes. After serving as a fine jewelry designer and marketing consultant for Nordstrom, Neiman Marcus, and Tiffany & Co., Aalund taught jewelry and metals classes at the University of Washington and at the Art Institute in Seattle. Earning a Masters of Fine Art (MFA/Metals) and a Masters of Education/College and Technical Teaching Curriculum (CTTC). Her work has been exhibited both national and internationally since the 1980’s. She authored the book, “Masters Gold,” published by Lark Books in 2009 and her most recent publication, “A Jeweler’s Guide to Apprenticeship” published in 2017 for MJSA, received a national AM&P Excel Award in 2018.