Mary White Newcomb was born and raised in Annapolis and recently returned to those roots after 20 years of adventuring in Brooklyn, Philadelphia, Northern California and Colorado. Mary started making jewelry when she was 8, after discovering a wonderful bead shop on Maryland Avenue, so she loves teaching both kids and adults. After many years of self-taught trial and error, she began taking classes at Maryland Institute College of Art's Meadow Mill facility, then moved to NYC to complete the studio program at the Fashion Institute of Technology. While completing this training she wove in personal explorations along the way, taking classes at the 92nd Street Y and Haystack Mountain School of Craft in Maine. Her favorite materials to work with include sterling, unique gemstones, shrinky-dinks and sparkly things she finds on her walks. 

Mary Newcomb's Classes This Season

  • Instructor Name
    Mary Newcomb
    Ages
    6-12
    Room Number
    103
    Member Price
    $15
    Non-Member Price
    $40

    Turn your art into colorful, wearable holiday gifts! Whatever you can draw or trace will turn into earrings, pins, or necklaces using Shrinky Dink paper and jewelry findings. An easy way to bring color and narrative to life and something easily explored independently at home. A $10 materials fee due at first class. Instructor: Mary Newcomb

Mary White Newcomb

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