All workshops scheduled for 2020 have been cancelled due to COVID-19. Please check back in the early fall for the 2021 offerings.
You’ve got the basic skills but now it's time to work towards mastering the dance. Come further hone your skill at the forge through project based exercises. Expect to gain a proper understanding of fire control and gain more confidence in your ability at managing all aspects of your practice simultaneously. This workshop will include a lot of handwork and very little power tools. Participants need to already have an understanding of the coal forge and its functions. You can hammer yes! Now it's time to work on finesse. Intermediate
Tuition: $615 (lunch is included)
Studio/Materials Fee: $100
Registration Fee: $30* (listed as "shipping" in cart) *Members use coupon code WAIVEFEE at check-out
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Jacob Brown is an Artist Blacksmith. Originally from California, at age fifteen, he started working as a welder/metal fabricator in Oakland, CA. Later, he attended The Oxbow School in Napa, CA, where he concentrated on sculpture. He then moved on to study at the School of The Art Institute of Chicago where he obtained a BFA. Following that, he completed his Blacksmithing apprenticeship at The National Ornamental Metal Museum in Memphis, TN. He traveled across the United States and internationally to study and work with different Smiths. He then became the studio head for Blacksmithing, Fine metals and Woodworking at Peters Valley. Mr. Brown now lives in Memphis, TN where he is the facilities manager for the Metal Museum. In his work, he tries to promote the rejuvenation of the relationship between the object, its maker, purpose, and audience in a contemporary manner while honoring its roots. This relationship, and responsibility is at the heart of his goal as a maker of things. www.jacobnbrown.com