Revere Academy New Student Scholarship 2017
The New Student Scholarship was established to provide an opportunity for new students to attend the Academy. The winner receives an all-expenses-paid scholarship from anywhere in the US to San Francisco, including air, lodging, tuition and fees for any regular 3-day Open Session class.
Eligibility: Must be a new student to Revere Academy and reside in the U.S.A.
Application: Must submit 5-10 print-ready images (up to 5MB in size each, minimum 300 dpi) of your work and write two short essays: 1. Artist's Statement (250 words or less), 2. Why would you like to attend the Revere Academy? (100 words or less). The winner will need to provide hi-res images.
An application/jury fee will not be charged.
Past Winners: 2016 – Olivia Shih, Piedmont, CA, 2016 – Seth Papac, San Diego, CA, 2016 – Nicolette Absil, Philadelphia, PA, 2015 - Karen Westerfield Okamoto, Valley Village, CA, 2014 - Holly Goeckler, San Antonio, TX and Linda Ricci, Brooklyn, NY, 2012 -Charity Hall, Tuscon, AZ, 2011 - Jeanie Pratt, Nipoma, CA, 2009 - Anna Carlton of Santa Fe, NM, 2008 - Alana Bookhout of Providence Village, TX, 2007 - Debbie Fehrenbach of Saint Johns, MI
Founded in 1979 by master goldsmith Alan Revere, the Revere Academy of Jewelry Arts in San Francisco is a center for jewelry and creative jewelers around the world. A place where master craftsmen pass on traditional skills to the next generation, the Academy’s faculty includes more than a dozen master jewelers and experts offering classwork and certification opportunities designed for a wide range of jewelry skills and experience.
The winner can choose any of the following classes and more depending on which electives are on the Open Session schedule.
· Fabrication 1: Beginning
· Fabrication 2: Carving & Chains
· Fabrication 3: Construction
· Fabrication 4: Hinges & Forging
· Fabrication 5: Cylinder Clasp & Basket Pendant
· Fabrication 6: Individual Projects
· Gemology 1: Diamond Grading
· Gemology 2: Gem Identification
· Metalsmithing: Basic
· Mold Making
· Polishing & Finishing
· Repair 1: Basic
· Repair 2: Intermediate
· Setting 1: Basic
· Setting 2: Prongs
· Setting 3: Bead & Pavé
· Setting 5: Channel
· Trade Practices
· Wax Carving & Model Making