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C. Greg Wilbur

2 day hollow forming workshop up to 8 students with demos for everybody in COMAG. $300/day total.  Learn to raise copper vessels with Greg Wilbur.

Velvet Da Vinci gallery

http://www.velvetdavinci.com/artist.php?aid=8

EDUCATION

BFA Jewelry and Metalsmithing, University of Oregon, 1978

BS Art Education, University of Oregon, 1978

U.S. Navy, 1969 through 1973, including Vietnam 1972 through 1973

General Studies, Oregon College of Education, 1969

TEACHING

Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, Tennessee

Pratt, Seattle, Washington

Oregon College of Art and Craft, Portland, Oregon

Bemingi Blacksmiths, Minnesota

Emma Lake, Canada

Collaborationz, New Zealand

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

Seattle Metal Guild

American Craft Association

Creative Metal Arts Guild

Society of North American Goldsmiths

ARTIST’S STATEMENT

Raising is an ancient metalsmithing process that stretches malleable metal into striking contours. Using forged steel hammers, open and closed forms are created from sheets of bronze, brass, copper and silver.

Physically demanding, this process requires hundreds, often thousands of repetitive blows, producing a modest amount of work from a single artist.

 

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