Sculptural Forms in Sheet Metal Workshop

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Jeff McGee- “The Plain” 2011, 15″ x 13″ Steel

We’re full! Didn’t get to hear Jeff wax poetic about forming? Don’t miss his upcoming artist lecture, details will be announced soon!

Jeff will instruct workshop attendees in the plasticity and malleability of sheet metal.  Attendees will learn large and small scale hammering techniques including synclastic and anticlastic raising, creasing, fold-forming, the English Wheel, and basic Repoussé.  Expect a physical challenge combined with playful experimentation focusing on creating form that can generate content in your work.  So get your gloves and earplugs ready.  It’s going to be LOUD!!!

 

When:   Sat and Sun, July 26th and 27th
9 am – 5 pm each day
Where:  San Jacinto College South Campus
Cost:  $175 – includes materials and lunch both days

HMAG Workshop Cancellation Policy: If you must cancel your registration more than 7 days prior to the start of the workshop, your registration fee, minus a $50 cancellation fee, will be refunded by check or PayPal.  No refunds will be given for cancellation within 7 days of the start of a workshop.

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A bit about Jeff  

Prior to joining the San Jacinto South Faculty in Houston, Texas in January 2011, McGee held a teaching appointment at Benedictine College in Atchison, Kansas while simultaneously working as a bronze casting and fabrication sculptor at Staab Studios in Kearney, Missouri.  His work has been shown nationally and internationally, with high regard for its craftsmanship and whimsical approach to traditional mediums and practices.  McGee’s passion for inter-disciplinary dialogue is evident in his teaching methods and creative pursuits which stress contemporary problem solving and critical thinking across diverse vocations.

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