Special presentations by featured artist Seymour Simmons and photographer Eliot Dudik are on the agenda, in addition to introductions of new SCDE state art associates, and the unveiling of a new and exciting opportunity for SCAEA members. Friday’s evening events include an Artists’ Bazaar at the pavilion in Henry Chambers Waterfront Park from 6 -8 PM. Saturday events include an awards ceremony and evening workshops which include an Iron Pour from 6 – 8 PM directed by USCB Fine Arts Faculty Brian Glaze. The pour will consist of molten iron being poured into sand molds at 3000° Fahrenheit.
USCB Studio Arts Faculty Brian Glaze, Topher Maraffi, Joanna Angell, Kim Keats and Alan Campbell (formerly) will share their expertise in a variety of workshops. Brian Glaze, USCB Fine Arts Department chair and sculptor, will demonstrate a scratch mold iron pour with an overview of the metal casting process. Kim Keats will present a hands-on weaving workshop that utilizes a variety of handmade materials harvested and collected from nature. Joanna Angell will host a monotype printmaking workshop and a Ceramics workshop focused on relief tiles. Topher Maraffi will provide a hands-on media arts workshop where participants will design their own interactive virtual landscapes.