Oklahoma Contemporary
Close up view of a hand soldering pieces of metal together

3-D Media

Courses in jewelry making, sculpture and fabrication are taught in both Oklahoma Contemporary’s main building and in The Studios. State-of-the-art facilities and equipment are available in the digital media lab, ceramic studios and flex spaces.

Learn more about the instructors' backgrounds and teaching approaches here.

Questions about a multi-week class? Tuition for multi-week courses does not include materials. When signing up for a class, all students agree to abide by the policies set forth in the Student Handbook.


WINTER SESSION
Eight-week classes | Jan. 16 - March 12
Four-week classes | Session 1 | Jan. 16 - Feb. 12
Four-week classes | Session 2 | Feb. 20 - March 19

REGISTRATION DEADLINES
Eight-week and four-week Session 1 | Jan. 10
Four-week Session 2 | Feb. 14

Interested in more than just 3-D? See our full class and workshop lineup here.
Click here to see syllabi and materials lists for all classes.

Thursday Night Late Workshop | Flower Globes

  • Date 7-9 p.m., Thursday, March 16
  • Cost $65
  • Location The Studios | Flex Studio
  • Instructor / Presenter Cassandra Watson
  • Age Requirements 18+
  • Contact studioschool@okcontemp.org

Your flower arrangements should last longer than a stick of gum. Create a long-lasting and dramatic flower globe that stays fresh and vibrant much longer than a traditional arrangement. No experience necessary, and all supplies are provided.

Registration closes March 13. If the workshop is postponed due to weather or unforeseen instructor circumstances, the rain date is March 23.

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Eight-Week Class | Introduction to Jewelry and Metalsmithing - Tuesday

  • Date 6-9 p.m., Tuesdays, Jan. 17 – March 7
  • Cost $295
  • Location The Studios | Flex Studio
  • Instructor / Presenter Taylor Martin
  • Age Requirements 18+
  • Contact studioschool@okcontemp.org
Various metal and stone necklaces, rings and a bracelet on a wooden surface

Prerequisites: Beginners welcome, no experience necessary.

Design and make your own jewelry! This class introduces basic metalsmithing techniques, such as stone setting, ring sizing, soldering, texturizing metal, sawing and custom finishing. Over eight weeks, you will work with a variety of metals while strengthening your design and handwork skills. By the end of class, you will have created several one-of-a-kind pieces of jewelry.

Course syllabus

Open Studio time is included with registration. Open Studio allows currently enrolled students to work on their projects in Oklahoma Contemporary’s studios outside of class meetings. Availability varies weekly, and times are posted outside each studio.

Eight-Week Class | Introduction to Jewelry and Metalsmithing - Sunday

  • Date 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Sundays, Jan. 22 – March 12
  • Cost $295
  • Location The Studios | Flex Studio
  • Instructor / Presenter Taylor Martin
  • Age Requirements 18+
  • Contact studioschool@okcontemp.org
Various metal and stone necklaces, rings and a bracelet on a wooden surface

Prerequisites: Beginners welcome, no experience necessary.

Design and make your own jewelry! This class introduces basic metalsmithing techniques, such as stone setting, ring sizing, soldering, texturizing metal, sawing and custom finishing. Over eight weeks, you will work with a variety of metals while strengthening your design and handwork skills. By the end of class, you will have created several one-of-a-kind pieces of jewelry.

Course syllabus

Open Studio time is included with registration. Open Studio allows currently enrolled students to work on their projects in Oklahoma Contemporary’s studios outside of class meetings. Availability varies weekly, and times are posted outside each studio.

Thursday Night Late Workshop | Make A Custom Ring

  • Date 6-9 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 16
  • Cost $325 per couple
  • Location The Studios | Flex Studio
  • Instructor / Presenter Taylor Martin
  • Age Requirements 21+
  • Contact studioschool@okcontemp.org
On the left, a stack of silver rings. On the right, two hands wearing silver bands.

A great Valentine’s Day gift that will last all year! Spend time with your partner or BFF while designing and crafting a custom, sterling-silver band for each of you. Receive personal attention from jeweler and metalsmith Taylor Martin as she guides you through each step of making a band that perfectly fits your finger and your style.

No experience necessary, Taylor will guide you every step of the way. After you register, Studio School will contact you with information about ring sizing and customization options. You will leave the workshop with a finished band!

Registration ends Feb. 6. Limited to two couples.

If the workshop is postponed due to weather or unforeseen instructor circumstances, the rain date is March 2.

Hours

Monday 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Closed Tuesday

Wednesday 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Thursday 11 a.m. - 9 p.m.

Friday - Sunday 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.

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Location

Visit us at 11 NW 11th St.
Oklahoma City, OK 73103
Phone: 405 951 0000
Fax: 405 951 0003
info@okcontemp.org

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Oklahoma Contemporary
P.O. Box 3062
Oklahoma City, OK 73101

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