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The Steel Yard is dedicated to supporting individual artists in their pursuit of knowledge and financial independence. For many students our open enrollment courses can be just that; a chance to learn an art form or a trade in a setting that encourages experimentation and personal growth.
Sooner than you know... CRUISE NIGHT!
We should be resting from just hosting Fire Camp... but, we're already getting excited about this years Cruise Night! On Friday July 10th, we'll be celebrating our tenth year of cool rides and hope that you'll join us. Check out our calendar page for more info, or join the event over at facebook for
Fire Camp is this Weekend!
The weather is looking great for Sundays event: FIRE CAMP! In addition to the main event, we'll be hosting demonstrations in welding, ceramics, jewelry, and blacksmithing. There will also be and industrial yard sale and food/drinks available! See you Sunday from 1-6pm. Visit our calendar
Fire Camp is only 2 Weeks Away!
Mark your calendar: June 14th, 1-6pm at the Steel Yard! Once again, we will be firing up the forges and the iron furnace on June 14th for our Third Annual Fire Camp. This event will feature hands-on mold making, attendees will have a chance to purchase a sand mold, which can then be scra
Throw Your Own Flower Pots
Wheel Generated Form
Surface Design for the Ceramic Form
Handbuilding Practice and Play
Instructor: John Fazzino
Dates: 06/21 – 08/09
Time: 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm (3 hours)
Class Days: Wednesdays
Number of Classes: 8
No Class On: 04/27/17
|A survey of ceramic techniques, this course will focus on both handbuilding and wheel throwing processes. The instructor will demonstrate new techniques each week, and students will explore a wide range of ways to interpret these basic techniques to approach an exciting body of work. This is a great introduction for beginners to the ceramic process and also for the more experienced students looking to deepen their creative practice. Materials and tools will be provided. Enrollment in this course includes additional access to one monitored Open Studio session per week; either on Thursday afternoons from 3:00pm – 6:00pm, Friday evenings from 5:00pm - 8:00pm, or Sunday evenings from 5:00pm - 8:00pm.|
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Instructor Info: John Fazzino:|
John Fazzino’s work is an eclectic collection of objects for and about the garden. The larger outdoor work nests itself in the garden, creating a nice counterpoint to the flowers, trees and shrubs surrounding it. Smaller pieces use flowers and stems from the garden, and can be brought into the home enhancing indoors. He is continually inspired by the spaces he inhabits, whether in nature or the man made world. He is compelled to make work that brings beauty and joy into our current field of vision. John has been working in the field for 37 years and teaching ceramics for the past 19. You can see his work at www.johnfazzino.com.