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Money Talks: A Personalized Coin Workshop with Alejandra Salinas Pérez

Sunday, July 28, 2024

Join us for a workshop where you’ll design and craft a personalized copper coin pendant, inspired by Cheng Xinhao’s video installation “Silver…and Other Elements.” Local artist Alejandra Salinas Pérez will guide you through the process of creating a coin that tells your unique story. Bring along any small, meaningful found objects to incorporate into your design and learn essential metalworking skills in this workshop open to all ages.

+ Free and open to everyone (spots are limited)

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About Alejandra Salinas Pérez

Alejandra Salinas Pérez is a metalsmith and contemporary jeweler born in the United States and raised in Monterrey, Mexico. Standing between two cultures, she combines her personal history with a contemporary perspective, translating her experiences into metal objects and jewelry. Alejandra’s work has been included in several exhibitions including Under Fire 3, The Earring Show, Wear/Ware, Alchemy 5 and Metal Complexions. Her work was also selected for inclusion in the La Frontera exhibition. Alejandra completed her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Metal from the State University of New York at New Paltz. Her work explores boundaries, both physical and conceptual, as she attempts to materialize a sense of resilience and hope. Learn more at