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Instructor Information

Joy Raskin
Pam Farren Pam Farren


  • University of Lowell, Lowell MA 1980-84 Commercial Art/Design


  • Metals & Enamels Department Head, Worcester Center for Crafts August 2019 - Sept 2020
  • Metals Studio Manager, Worcester Center for Crafts 2017
  • SNAG/Halstead Design CYCLE Challenge Finalist/Exhibiting Artist 2019
  • SNAG/Hallstead Design MEMENTO Challenge Finalist/Exhibiting Artist 2017
  • Resident Artist, Worcester Arts Magnet School, Worcester, MA, Paper Stained Glass Project
  • Worcester Arts Council Grant, 2016-17
  • ArtsWorcester Materials Needs Grant, 2015
  • Worcester Arts Council Grant, 2015
  • Community Supported Art, Cambridge Center for Adult Education, Cambridge, MA
  • LCC Grant, Newburyport, MA 2008

    Work Featured:

  • Pulse Magazine, Dec '18
  • Feature in Worcester Living Magazine, Dec '17
  • Art Jewelry Magazine Acrylic Challenge, Nov '12
  • Art Jewelry Magazine Tin Challenge/Cover, May '13
  • The Huff Post Green
  • The Crafts Report
  • Maintains a private studio in Worcester, Massachusetts

    Artist Statement

    Pam Farren is a metalsmith and jewelry artist whose work is inspired by recycled, found, and thrifted objects and materials. She has more than 25 years of experience, and has found that her passion lies in working through the challenges that unique materials and cold connections have to offer. Pam enjoys working with those that are new to making jewelry as well as those who are eager to add new techniques to their toolbox. Pam's work can be found in museum shops and galleries across the country or directly from the artist herself.

    Online Works