Symposim Presentors part 3: Avery Lucas

Our next presenter is a magician at moving metal around, she is also one of the coolest ladysmiths around! May we present Avery Lucas!! Title/Topic: Chasing and Repousse Techniques: Chasing Relief Overview: Chasing and repousse has been used since ancient times to emboss sheet metal into patterns, textures, and images. The French term repousse literally … Continue reading Symposim Presentors part 3: Avery Lucas

Symposium Presentors Part 2: Charity Hall

Secondly we would like to introduce ya'll to Charity Hall! She is coming to illuminate our minds and our enamels! Bio: Charity Hall is a studio jeweler/enamelist in southwestern Virginia. She first learned metalsmithing from Dindy Reich at Colorado College where she majored in biology. She worked as a botanist and later studied paleobotany as … Continue reading Symposium Presentors Part 2: Charity Hall

Symposium Presentors Part 1: Alison Pack

For our first presenter introduction we would like to introduce you to the lovely Alison Pack! Workshop: Powerhouse Techniques This demonstration and discussion will focus on unconventional raising techniques that are used to create non -vessel hollow forms. This demonstration is designed to push students thinking beyond the boundaries of traditional raising techniques. I like … Continue reading Symposium Presentors Part 1: Alison Pack

RELIQUARY/REDUX CALL FOR ENTRIES!

We are very excited to announce the call for entries for one of the many 2014 ECU Metals Symposium exhibitions "Reliquary/Redux". The Prospectus can be found HERE!!! Curated by our own Zachery Lechtenberg,┬áthis show aims to present possible answers to the question "What is a Reliquary, and what does it contain?" Jurors for the show … Continue reading RELIQUARY/REDUX CALL FOR ENTRIES!