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Loretta Hackman
Art Clay Senior Instructor

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Studio: Contact Information:

Loretta Hackman Designs
Cincinnati, OH

Phone:(281) 513-2322
Art Clay Classes Offered:Areas of Specialty:
  • Introductory
  • Specialty
  • Level One Certification
  • PMC to Art Clay Crossover Certification
  • Senior Level Certification
  • Art Clay Silver
  • Technique-driven classes in Art Clay Silver
  • Certification preparation classes.
  • One-on-one, small group sessions, and open studio are all available.
  • Strong focus on finishing, stone-setting, and critical metal clay techniques

Loretta M. Hackman is a full-time jewelry artist and metal clay instructor based in Blue Ash, OH (near Cincinnati).

  • Senior Certifying Metal Clay Instructor through Art Clay World; Certified Artisan Instructor through PMC Connection and Rio Grande.
  • 20+years’ experience in teaching jewelry design and metal clay classes.
  • B.S., Chemical Engineering, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL.  Cum Laude.
  • C.P.A.; business owner 20+years.
Artist Philosophy: 
My teaching philosophy:  “Teach excellent techniques and amazing designs will flow from the spirit within.”

  • Senior Certifying Art Clay Instructor.
  • My work was recognized in the 2013 Aida Silver Accessories Contest.
  • Rio Grande and PMC certified (through Level III).
  • Former certified public accountant and current small business owner (I can help you with questions related to starting and running your metal clay business!).
  • Bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Alabama.

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