Metal and Glass Instructors
Lisa dienst-thomas, metal jewelry instructor
Lisa Dienst-Thomas has been designing, handcrafting and selling jewelry at Art Shows and in stores for over 20 years under the business name Lisa’s Pieces. Her current pieces use sterling silver, copper and glass. She loves tools and new techniques for using them especially those involving adding texture and dimension to her work.
She have been teaching metalworking classes locally for over 5 years, including one day workshops and ongoing metals classes. Visit Lisa’s Pieces by clicking here.
Victoria belz, Glass Instructor
Victoria Belz is a glass artist, teaching and creating in flameworked and lampworked glass art since 2006. She uses her glass in jewelry and small sculptural work. Victoria has been a resident artist at Water Street for two years and has been teaching at Water Street for three years.
Nathaniel strayve, metal sculpture instructor
Nathaniel Strayve is a self taught mixed media artist. He is currently the Metals Maker Space Manager at Water Street Studios. Nathaniel has shown in local and out of state galleries and shows. He participates in charitable and profitable organizations, and his work can be found from coast to coast.
Nathaniel is looking to inspire young and old through creative practices. You can see works of Nathaniel's at Facebook.com/highstreetcreations.