Metal Wall Sculpture, August 26

Instructor: Darcy Meeker

Date: Saturday, August 26, 1pm-5pm

Tuition: Jax Member 22.00 / Non Member 27.50

Material Fee: (Due during workshop) $25

Class Description: Embossed metal wall paintings/sculptures will be created using copper, aluminum, and pewter.  Students will learn the technique of using fire to create iridescence on copper.  Students can use personal pictures or favorite patterns, shapes, and sketches to trace embossing designs into the metal.  Students will be provided with materials to make three embossed metal wall paintings/sculptures.  Materials to bring:  Sketch book or drawing pad, photos etc.

Minimum Age: Responsible Young Adult

Minimum Enrollment: 3, Maximum Enrollment: 12

About the Instructor: Darcy Meeker tools copper (from earrings to 38-foot wall work), creates sculpture in stone, clay, silk, aluminum, and, well, pretty much anything she can get her hands on, and paints, collages and prints on a variety of materials with the same wide-ranging enthusiasm. She also works in light, currently developing a walk-through light/sculpture experience. Her commissions include a large public sculpture for General Electric in Schenectady, NY, one for the Luther Memorial Lutheran Church in Blacksburg, Va., and other sculptures for private homes coast to coast. Five colleges have given her one-person shows. Galleries in North Carolina, Washington, DC, Virginia, Oregon and Tennessee have included her work in one-, two- and three-person shows. She has been in invitationals and juried shows in Colorado, Virginia, Pennsylvania, New York, Florida, South Carolina, Arizona and North Carolina."

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