Typical Topics:

  • Thurmanite (laminated layered paper material I developed)
  • Resin & Jewelry (wider variety of resin usage with casting and mold-making)
  • Cold Connections
  • Dynamic Dieforming
  • Fabulous Fibulae
  • Metalspinning
  • Machining for Metalsmiths
  • Metal Plasticity


Varied Venues:


  • Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts
  • College for Creative Studies, Detroit
  • Dallas Museum of Art
  • The Glass Furnace, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Glassell School of Art, Museum of Fine Arts Houston
  • Haystack Mountain School of Crafts
  • Hiko Mizuno College of Jewelry, Tokyo, Japan
  • Penland School of Crafts
  • Radford University
  • Touchstone Center for Crafts

© James Thurman

Contact: james.thurman@unt.edu

Graphics by Triple Threat Press