Patrick McMillan has been a practicing metalsmith for over 20 years. He received his BFA from the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design University and his MA from the Birmingham School of Jewellery in England. Since 2009, he has resided in Rhode Island, building up his personal studio practice and teaching jewelry in the local community. In 2017, he launched The Bench Jewelry and Metalsmithing studio. A creative space designed for education and shared studio access for independent jewelers.
This annual program addresses the future of jewelry & metals education from multifaceted perspectives. Sarah Turner, Kelly Jean Conroy, Patrick McMillan, and Tracy Steepy will share the various models and […]