Mr. J. Fred Woell

J. Fred Woell is a well-respected teacher, PMC Guild Senior Instructor, accomplished artist, and jewelry designer from Deer Isle, Maine. Woell's career as an educator includes academic positions at Boston University, Swain School of Design, Haystack, and SUNY/New Paltz, as well as hundreds of workshops. He has work in the permanent collections of the American Craft Museum, Renwick Gallery, Contemporary Museum of Honolulu, Detroit Institute of Art and the Cranbrook Academy of Art Museum.

You may read more about Fred on the Tyler School of Art website, and also in a transcript of an interview on the Smithsonian Institute's Archives of American Art website.

Fred has written many articles about PMC for the Studio PMC newsletter, which you can view on the Newlsetter pages of the PMC Guild's website.

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