Archive: 2008

Female Flame-Off Winner!

Crucible glass artist Tara Murray wins 2nd place in Female Flame-Off competition The 3rd Annual Female Flame-Off was recently held in Berkeley, where competitors from throughout the U.S. participated in the three-day event, competing in three different categories: Functional, Wearables, and Mystery Box. Tara selected Mystery Box, in which a random theme was chosen out more »

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Industrial Art Classes & Workshops in The Bay Area The Crucible is a non-profit educational facility that fosters a collaboration of Arts, Industry and Community. Through training in the fine and industrial arts, The Crucible promotes creative expression, reuse of materials and innovative design while serving as an accessible arts venue for the general public.

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Faculty Focus – Rick Turner

  Want to take a class from Rick? You can find him teaching Build a Mandolin or a Ukulele in Just Four Days.   Rick Turner co-founded Alembic in 1970 and was involved in the design and construction of Alembic instruments. He founded Rick Turner Guitars in 1979 and joined Gibson in 1988 where he more »

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Teaching Opportunities at The Crucible

The Crucible is always seeking new faculty and class proposals. The Crucible, a nonprofit arts education community organization, is always seeking new classes and fabulous instructors. If you have experience and interest in teaching fine and industrial arts to the community, we encourage you to apply! The Crucible faculty comprises Bay Area artists, tradespeople, artisans and more »

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Faculty Focus – Barry Baldwin

After graduating from prestigious design schools in his native England, Baldwin spent a long apprenticeship learning stone carving and casting techniques. His work is often integrated into architecture, and can be seen in major cities in the UK and Europe. Check out Barry’s Website for more information on him and his work. Check out Stone more »

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