Revere Academy New Student Scholarship 2017
Deadline Extended to May 31, 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