Hector Vera is a Polymer Clay Artist living in Bellingen, NSW. He also works with mixed metals and glass beads. He has worked as a jewellery designer and artist since 2006. Hector publishes the free quarterly “Coffs Coast Polyclayers” e-newsletter, runs polymer clay classes in his home studio (Bellingen), in Sydney, in the Southern Highlands of Australia, and also teaches polyclay art classes at a local high school. Hector exhibits his Sculptural Art & Jewellery at the Nexus Community Art Gallery, Bellingen, NSW, and sells his handcrafted jewellery online and in Sydney. Hector is a Senior Contemporary Clay Instructor, certified by Metal Clay Australasia Pty Ltd and a PMC Certified Artisan Level 1 certified by Ceramic and Craft Centre.