Tuesdays October 17 – November 14
Experiment with steel during this unique multi-part studio workshop. This 5-week introduction to metalworking and welded sculpture is focused on creative exploration with steel. Students will learn multiple arc-welding processes, plasma and oxy-acetylene cutting, sanding & grinding, and other techniques while creating a sculpture of their own design.
Fee includes all necessary tools and materials, including gloves, disposable welding respirators, safety glasses, and 25 pounds of steel per participant.
Instructor: Mike Benevenia, Installation Lead of Metal Department at The Seward Johnson Atelier
What to wear: Long pants & long sleeve shirt (98-100% cotton), no wool or synthetic materials/blends such as polyester or nylon. All leather shoes or boots (boots preferred), no synthetic materials. Long hair should be pulled back or tucked under a cotton cap.
* Participants must be 16+