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The Ranch. Center for Arts & Craft
12825 127th Ave SE, Snohomish, Washington 98290
The Art of Adornment:
Working with recycled materials
Instructor: Robert Ebendorf
May 19 — 21, 2017
10am – 4pm
This class will explore a wide range of concepts applicable to personal adornment and the narrative object. Working with traditional and alternative material-silver, copper, wire, recycled materials, found objects-student will fashion objects of personal importance, expression and adornment. We’ll also investigate the use of color and collage as a design tool. Through demonstrations, lectures, and hands-on projects, we’ll discover the methods of selection, integration, and assembly inherent to this limitless range of materials. The class will be centered around lectures and demonstrations with plenty of time for individual attention. Basic skills required: sawing, filing and soldering.
Course# 1751921 $495.
To register: theranchcenterforartsandcraft.com/
Robert Ebendorf recently retired from East Carolina University where he held the Belk Distinguished Chair. He is known internationally for his use of unusual materials such as found objects, industrial products, and paper in his work, and his willingness to share his techniques and ideas with students. He is credited with helping to shape the craft movement since the 1960’s. The evolution of this inventive, dedicated and prolific artist has included a Fulbright Scholarship and teaching positions at many universities. He is the former president of the Society for North American Goldsmiths. His work is widely held in museum and gallery collections including the Renwick Gallery, Art Institute of Chicago, Metropolitan Museum, American Craft Museum, Victoria and Albert Museum and the Cooper-Hewitt Museum.