Jack da Silva

Jack da Silva owns and operates Jack da Silva’s Metal Arts Studio. He serves as Professor, Jewelry Metal Arts at City College of San Francisco in California. He is a third-generation gravestone maker from a family business of over 100 years. He has researched ancient metalwork. Jack’s work is found in permanent collections of the Victoria & Albert Museum, London, UK, Museum of Modern Art, Seoul, South Korea, Portugal, Indiana, Tennessee, Sonny Kamm Teapot Foundation and public art installations.

Upcoming Workshops

Synclastic Forming – Cuff, Bangle, Small Container

Explore synclastic forms, created with simple tools in this workshop. Synclastic surfaces curve toward the same side in all directions. We start with simple patterns…

Anticlastic Forming – Cuff, bangle & twisted forms

Anticlastic forming techniques stretch the edges in one direction while the central area compresses in an opposing direction. We will discuss and see the specialized…

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