Metals Summer Session 4
July 4-15, 2021
Adam Atkinson and Everett Hoffman
Forged and Bedazzled
Form and color will unite in this intensive forging and stone setting workshop as students produce one-of-a-kind jewelry, utensils, and small sculpture. A series of demonstrations will cover cold and hot forging nonferrous metals along with a variety of setting techniques, including tab, bezel, tube, flush, and prong. We’ll explore sawing, soldering, and cold connections as we find compelling methods of fabrication. Once students have mastered the basics, they will design and fabricate their own unique, bedazzled objects. Whether you have years of experience or have never touched a forging hammer, this workshop will enhance your practice. All levels. Lower metals studio.
Adam: metalsmith, curator, educator; current Penland resident artist; teaching: Virginia Commonwealth University, Boise State University (ID), Baltimore Jewelry Center, Pocosin Arts School of Fine Craft (NC); exhibitions: Wayne Art Center (PA), Green Hill Center (NC), Nagoya Zokei University (Japan); curatorial: Spectral Matter (an LGBTQIA+ exhibition platform), Ripple Effect: 168. Everett: studio artist, writer, curator; current Penland resident artist; other residencies: Arrowmont (TN), Baltimore Jewelry Center; exhibitions: Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art, Contemporary Craft Museum (Pittsburgh), Soil Gallery (Seattle), Benaki Museum (Athens, Greece).