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Jewelry artist Kate House featured as October Artist in Residence at the CCC

Kate will be at the Center demonstrating her jewelry-making techniques on Wednesdays, October 7, 14, 21 & 28 from 10 am - 4 pm.

By - Sep 15th, 2015 11:39 am
Kate House. Photo courtesy of the CCC.

Kate House. Photo courtesy of the CCC.

CEDARBURG, WI: The Cedarburg Cultural Center is proud to announce it will be hosting jewelry artist Kate House for the month of October as its Artist in Residence.

As a Wisconsin native, Kate House grew up in Milwaukee and is currently retired. As a child, she was interested in many creative outlets and art was always her favorite class. While working full time as an adult, she studied Graphic Arts, with Design being her strongest subject. Kate later graduated from UWM with a BBA in Marketing/Language and during her business career attained a Masters in Project Management.

House’s early hobbies were travel, photography and woodworking. More recently her interests grew to include scrapbooking, card making and crafts.  The artist’s current focus is in jewelry making, initially begun for herself and friends. Last year, “Made*By*Kate Jewelry” was formally launched for local retail sales. Each piece is a unique design using brilliant crystals, art glass, quality glass beads and fine polished stones. Some of the items she creates include multi-strand bracelets, earrings, necklaces and polished Jasper quartz pendants.

Kate will be at the Center demonstrating her jewelry-making techniques on Wednesdays, October 7, 14, 21 & 28 from 10 am – 4 pm. There is no charge to stop in, visit with the artist, see her artwork in person, and be inspired by her creative process.

Kate House: Hodge Podge Set. Photo courtesy of the CCC.

Kate House: Hodge Podge Set. Photo courtesy of the CCC.

In addition, House will be teaching a special workshop for adults and teens on Saturday, November 7 from 10 am- 12 pm. The workshop is entitled “Multicolor ‘Hodge Podge’ Bracelet & Earrings Set” and will lead students in the basic jewelry-making skills required in creating a unique and one-of-a-kind bracelet & earring set. All skill levels welcome, and supplies are included. Cost of the workshop is $30 for CCC Members and $38 for Non-Members.

Details about the artist and her workshop and how to register may be found on the Center’s website at: cedarburgculturalcenter.org/artistinresidence.html or by calling 262-375-3676.

The Center’s Artist in Residence program is graciously sponsored by The Townsend Foundation.

The galleries, classrooms, and restrooms of Cedarburg Cultural Center are wheelchair accessible. The mission of the non-profit Cedarburg Cultural Center is to provide a gathering place to celebrate community, the arts and local heritage. The Center is free and open to the public Tuesday through Saturday 10 am -5 pm, and Sunday 12 – 4pm.  The Center is closed on Monday.

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