About :: Schedule
Shows and Exhibitions
Plique-à-Jour Enamels - Miniature Stained Glass
For information on upcoming CLASSES , SHOWS, or EXHIBITIONS,
please send me an email through my website Contact page.
If you would like to schedule private instruction (your studio
or mine), or are a member of a group who would like to set up a
class in plique-a-jour enameling, please visit my Contact
page and send me an email with questions or details.
2013 Schedule of Classes
May 4-6, 2013 Miami, Florida Two Dimensional (flat) Pierced
and Wirework Filigree Plique-a-Jour Class - $600 Kit - $100
May 7-11, 2013 Miami, Florida Three Dimensional Wirework
Filigree Plique-a-Jour (bowl form) Class - $1100 Kit - $200
Classes will be limited to 8 students. $100.00 deposit is
due with registration.
A list of tools and materials needed for the class will be sent
upon receipt of your registration form.
The above classes are scheduled to be held at the Courtyard
Miami Dadeland Hotel in Miami, Florida. The hotel provides a
complimentary shuttle to and from the Miami International Airport
(MIA) on request. There is a $11/day parking fee at the hotel. The
hotel will also offer us a group rate (booked though the instructor)
should you need a place to stay. There are other hotels in the area
should you care to stay elsewhere. The hotel is located within walking
distance of many restaurants and the Dadeland Shopping Mall.
To request further information and a registration form, please
use the contact link.
Diane will also be teaching wirework/filigree plique-a-jour for
the International Guild of Miniature Artisans (IGMA) in Castine,
Maine from June 8-14, 2013. Check out IGMA
GUILD SCHOOL for more information.
2013 Show Schedule
April 19-21, 2013 Tom Bishop Chicago International, Chicago
Marriott O'Hare, 8535 W. Higgins Road, Chicago, Illinois
Miniatures", December 2007 (lighting article)
of America Glass Artists & Artisans Vol 1, 2007 Kennedy
of Florida Artists & Artisans 2006 Kennedy Publishing
Miniaturist", August 2006, No 40
House and Miniature Scene", July 2006, No 145
- Construcción & Coleccionismo", Año 11, No 102, February
Art of Enameling (Techniques, Projects, Inspiration)
by Linda Darty, Copyright 2004, ISBN 1-57990-507-2
Jewelry Today by Dona Z. Meilach, Copyright 2003,
Journal", December 2002
Magazine", Winter 2002
Art of Fine Enameling by Karen L. Cohen, Copyright
2002, ISBN 0-8069-7869-4
Style" magazine, Fall 2002
Lessons (Original Art from Guild Artists), Copyright
2001, ISBN 1-893164-11-X
on Metal" Enamelist Society Magazine, Volume
20, No. 3, June 2001
Society of North American Goldsmiths
Magazine, Volume 20, No. 4, Exhibition in Print 2000
Magazine, Spring 2000
Instructors, Mentors, and All-Around Very Important
People in my Metal/Enamel Education
Pete Acquisto, Donna Buchwald, Mary Chuduk, John Cogswell, Chuck
Dolgos, Shirley Drevich, Tom Ellis, Ricky Frank, Bill Helwig, Cathy Holt, Lynne Hull,
Charles Lewton-Brain, Betty Helen Longhi, Philippe Moutardier, Tom
Muir, Komelia O'Kim, Sarah Perkins, David Pimentel, Merry Lee
Rae, Fay Rooke, John Satterfield, Jean Stark, Lori Talcott, Rachelle
Thiewes, Valeri Timofeev, Susan Wood, and Valentin Yotkov.
A very special thank-you to Valeri Timofeev - for sharing
his world of plique-a-jour.