Creative Lifetime in Ceramic Clay
New Adventure in Precious Metal Clay
large ceramic sculpture to graceful vessels, from unusual silver jewelry
to arresting mounted silver sculpture, Vera Lightstone has worked and taught
sculptural media for many years.
a ceramist, she taught at the Hudson River Museum, the Crafts Students'
League until it closed, and now teaches at the Jewish Community
Center in Manhattan, which is at 76th Street and Amsterdam
Avenie. She has a reputation as an inspiring and original teacher.
Precious Metal Clay (PMC) arrived in this country from Japan, she
became one of the first senior teachers and a delighted enthusiast
of this completely new medium - an amazing clay-like material that
fires quickly to silver and gold!
is certified with the PMC Guild and is a Senior Teacher with PMC
Connection, teaching advanced and beginnersí workshops to students
from the New York Tri-State area and others who have flown into
NYC from all over the country. She offers classes to those who
have never used PMC and want to discover this medium for themselves
and to those artists looking to hone their skills and learn new
techniques while working towards their own advanced status.
has recently added the creation of dichroic glass cabochons to her classes,
as well as their beautiful incorporation into the silver jewelry that her