Athanasia Vayianou BFA

Athanasia Vayianous, was born in Limassol, Cyprus. The island’s politically charged history had an impact on everyone growing up there, her response was to develop an awareness and appreciation for family, history, and nature. Having access to art classes and creative studies all throughout her secondary schooling, it became a way of expressing herself. Moving to Canada and enrolling at NSCAD University, Vayianous discovered her love of Art and History and a passion for Metalsmithing. She graduated in 2017 with a BFA majoring in Jewellery Design and Metalsmithing and is currently a resident in the airCRAFT residency at the Centre for Craft.

Current / Upcoming Courses

19. Intro to Enameling

In this course, students will learn the basics of enameling. Previous jewellery experience is necessary, to build new knowledge on.  By using techniques and effects such as sugar firing, cloisonné, and plique-a-jour with the powdered enamel, students will work towards creating colorful and exciting pieces of their choice. A starter pack of enamels included, students choice of 5 colours. More can be purchased for an extra cost.