Core fellows Jack Mauch, Daniel Beck, Ian Henderson, and Seth Gould putting the finishing touches on the annual exhibition of work by our core fellows. This year it’s at Northlight. The opening reception is on Friday, October 14 from 7 – 10 PM. The work will be up until October 21.
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Instructor Simon Maberly working with a student in the glass studio.
Three torches heating silver and copper in preparation for pouring an ingot.
Letterpress printer Steve Miller says, “Upside down and backwards; that’s where the big money is.”
Student Fiona Mork carefully applying enamel to copper on the porch of the upstairs metals studio.
Photo instructor Chris Peregoy demonstrating his beer can pinhole camera. Yes, this really is a camera. Details are here.
Metals student Andrew Mears, with the copper lobster he made in the sixth-session chasing and repoussé class taught by Richard Elaver and Hiroko Yamada. Andrew is an MFA candidate in blacksmithing at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, however this was his first experience with chasing and repoussé. He made a small piece on the first day and then saw a lobster like this one in a book that Hiroko had about Japanese articulated metal animals. Hiroko found a pattern for him to work from, and Andrew spent the rest of the session making this remarkable piece.
Here’s the lobster at show-and-tell on a table with other work from the class. Although he was able to finish it at Penland, Andrew is planning to redo the legs when he gets home, so he can add texture to them.