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Iron Summer Session 3

Iron Summer Session 3
June 19–July 1
Daniel Souto and Stephen Yusko
Material Studies

This workshop will explore inventive uses of material through creative problem solving. Students will work with forged, formed, and fabricated steel to create functional objects and/or sculpture. Techniques will include sheet and hollow forming, tube and pipe forging, hot and cold connections, and pattern and texture development on steel. Through demonstrations and discussions about design and function, we’ll work to create objects that balance the industrial history of steel with gracefulness of form. All levels.

Daniel: studio artist, founder, and executive director of La Caravana Escuela, a craft-based educational project empowering remote communities in Venezuela; other teaching: Haystack (ME), Souto Studios (Venezuela).

lacaravanaescuela.org | @lacaravanaescuela 

Stephen: studio artist; teaching: Haystack (ME), Cleveland Institute of Art, ThinkCraft Symposium (OH), Peters Valley (NJ), Touchstone (PA); Ohio Arts Council Individual Artist Excellence Award (OH), Cuyahoga County Creative Workforce Fellowship (OH); exhibitions: Metal Museum (TN), FORGE, International traveling exhibition (UK and USA). publications: 500 Metal Vessels (Lark Books), Metalsmith, American Craft. 

stephenyusko.com | @stephenyuskostudios

Daniel Souto, Forged and Punched Rod, steel, 1-inch round bar
Daniel Souto, Forged and Punched Rod, steel, 1-inch round bar
Stephen Yusko, Reliquary: Solitude, glass, painted wood, silver leaf, forged, machined, and fabricated steel, 8-3/4 x 3-1/8 x 8 inches
Stephen Yusko, Reliquary: Solitude, glass, painted wood, silver leaf, forged, machined, and fabricated steel, 8-3/4 x 3-1/8 x 8 inches