Dates: July 6-7, 2019
Class Times: Sat 9am-5pm; Sun 9am-2:30pm
Instructor: Piper Strong
Open Studio: None
The Creative Metalworking class will explore techniques in welding, brazing and forming sheet metal into 3D shapes. The goal is to learn by creating your own small sculpture. You will explore organic and geometric forms, using a Plasma cutter, torches, hand tools, and your own imagination. Two days will cover the basics, give you time be creative and learn how to setup your own home studio. All abilities are welcome.
Material Cost: $75
About the Instructor:
For 20 years, Piper has made art and art objects for the craft and fine art markets and for exhibitions. She has an MFA from the University of Pennsylvania and a minor in Art History. She has taught at the college level at Plymouth State, and the school-age level for 10 plus years. Her work has been in public and private collections in the US and abroad, been featured in The New York Times, American Art, as well as Craft Magazine. She loves the natural form, especially animals and the human figure. She works with gesture and art history-based themes, mostly relating to myth, working primarily with steel and brass.