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Maliq & The Crucible’s Apprentice Program

I was asked last summer if I was interested in being a mentor in the Crucible’s emerging apprentice program. I agreed and have since been fostering four, smart, and talented young people as they develop a skill set designed to … Continue reading

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Nick Diphillipo – Casting A New Bell For The Exploratorium

Nick Diphillipo runs the foundry at the Crucible and he is the best at what he does. I was lucky to have had the opportunity to watch the bell in this video get made over a few weeks. -Stay Tuned Sharing … Continue reading

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The Sub-Sonaruim

  As you may already know, Daniel Yasmin and I had our proposal approved for funding by the Burning Man art dept this year. We submitted a design for an interactive, immersive sound sculpture that uses vibrating springs and visitor participation to create … Continue reading

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12 Bad-Ass 12yr olds Made A Giant Flower Sculpture Last Summer At The Crucible

The Bike Bridge – Part 1 from ONE ANT RED on Vimeo. The Crucible and BRAF hosted a project last summer which paired a collection of 12 year old girls from all over Oakland with Micheal Christian, a local artist. … Continue reading

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Glassblowing At The Crucible

The Crucible is a nonprofit industrial arts school in West Oakland. I get so wrapped up in the blacksmithing and kinetics classes that I teach there, that sometimes I forget that a wide range of other classes exists in several … Continue reading

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Congratulations Beatriz Cuevas

Here is an article about Beatriz Cuevas, a long time intern at the indusrtial arts school that I teach at – the Crucible. She was just accepted into Stanford and her admission letter sited her passion for industrial arts and … Continue reading

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A Brief Interview About Teaching In The Crucible’s Youth Program

Each year the Crucible hosts a youth summer camp offering a range of classes in the industrial arts. For the past two years I have participated as a teacher in the Kinetics and Blacksmithing departments. My interest in this program … Continue reading

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The Crucible’s Annual Fundraising Event

The Crucible is a non-profit industrial arts school in Oakland. I have been teaching there in the Blacksmithing and Kinetics depts since 2007. Each year the put on a fundraising event that combines the work of local artists and performers. … Continue reading

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Upcoming Kinetics Classes at the Crucible

Introduction to Mechanical Sculpture Electro-Mechanics for Everything Arduino Microcontrollers: Building Smart Art Flame Effect for Art Electronic Controlled Flame Effects Electronics for Artists See here for details how you can sign up.   Sharing Is Caring

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