Fall 2020 continuing education classes are being taught remotely. Studio classes have live remote meetings. Basic requirements to take a class are an internet connection, computer, and an internet linked camera (like a cell phone). Most classes will be hosted through Zoom or MassArt Moonami. For specific course requirements, contact the CE office at ce@massart.edu or your instructor. Fall classes are still being added--check again soon.

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Saturday and Sunday



This online course features the following types of interaction:

  • Live meetings
  • Live critiques

Design and make beaded jewelry, step-by-step, at home in this fast-paced three-day workshop. Beginning with easy-to-learn hand tool techniques, participants create interesting linking elements and forms using wire and monofilament with beads of different shapes. Skills taught move from foundational wire wrapping techniques to ornate silk knot embellishments building, through a variety of exercises, from simple to complex ornamentation.


Tzu Ju Chen is originally from Taiwan and received her BFA in Jewelry & Metalsmithing from Rhode Island School of Design. While at RISD, she attended the European Honors Program in Rome, where she solidified her love for architecture in antiquity, independent studio practice and drawing.¬†She received her MFA in Metalsmithing in 2006 from Cranbrook … Read more