Beginning Hollowware Winter 2019

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Beginning Hollowware Winter 2019

375.00

Description:

This 6 week class will introduce students to basic silversmithing and hollow forming techniques including sinking, raising, and planishing. The class will also cover finishing techniques such as filing, sanding and polishing. Students will complete samples while working towards the completion of 1-2 finished projects such as a cup, bowl, or vase. Limit 4 students. Safety equipment provided. Cost: $375, includes most materials.

Schedule:

Tuesdays 6-9pm, January 8th - February 12th

Location:

Smith Shop, 180 Victor St, Highland Park, MI 48203

Instructor Biography:

Gabriel Craig has been a metalsmith for 14 years, starting his career as a jeweler and gradually becoming interested in larger and more varied metalworking techniques. His work is often influenced by medieval and gothic ornament and architecture. Gabriel’s work has been exhibited nationally including exhibitions at the Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington, D.C., The National Ornamental Metal Museum in Memphis, TN, and the Museum of Contemporary Craft in Portland, OR. He has held artist residencies at the Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, the Savannah College of Art and Design, and Warren Wilson College. Gabriel received his BFA in Metals/ Jewelry from Western Michigan University and his MFA in Jewelry and Metalworking from Virginia Commonwealth University.

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