Archive: 2011

Faculty Focus – Felix Torres

by Thea Daniels The Art of Woodcarving & Sculpting w/ Felix Torres May 10th – June 28th Thursdays, 6-10pm Sign Up Now! On the floor of the Sierra Maestre mountainous forests, Cuban sculptor, Felix Torres, would find raw material for his next piece.  Downed by hurricanes, Guyacan, Jigui, and Ebano Carbonero wood lay like ebony, dense more »

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Faculty Focus – Mary White

by Thea Daniels How can art illuminate what science cannot? Mary installing monument in Boulder Creek, Colorado. In July of this year, The Crucible’s Glass Department Co-Head, Mary White, concluded an ambitious eco-artistic project six years in the making. Five thousand pounds of foundation concrete, stone, and 144 panels of drilled glass now rise 18 more »

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Crucible Bike Shop: Bicycles for Sale & Bicycle Donations

Crucible Bike Shop: Bicycles for Sale & Bicycle Donations Bicycles for SaleLooking for a great deal on a bike? The Crucible Bike Shop has a selection of quality used bicycles that have been fully rebuilt by our youth and volunteer mechanics.  Stop by the bike shop during any Crucible Open House for a test ride, more »

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Youth Frame Alteration “Art Bike” Video

In 2006, thanks to private funding, The Crucible gave several students who had previously learned basic bike mechanic skills the opportunity to design and fabricate their own unique bicycle. The small group debuted their remarkable rides at the 2007 Fall Open House to wild applause and amazement, as well as requests for more advanced bike more »

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Galleries

EVENT PHOTOS FACULTY WORK STUDENT WORK YOUTH IN ACTION VIDEOS

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Press Release – Hot Damn! INFERNO: A Fire Circus Coming to The Crucible in Oakland July 14-16

Hot Damn! INFERNO: A Fire Circus Coming to The Crucible in Oakland July 14-16 The Crucible’s Fire Circus features fire-breathing acrobats, flaming skee ball, sword-making demonstrations, and far-from-chilling music from a fire calliope. Oakland, CA (Vocus/PRWEB) July 05, 2011— This month, the Bay Area industrial arts school The Crucible invites guests to explore a world more »

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Press Release – Bay Area Industrial Art Classes Benefit from Young Interns at The Crucible

Bay Area Industrial Art Classes Benefit from Young Interns at The Crucible The Crucible is now concluding the second year of its successful youth internship program. Called Fuego, the program offers high school students the opportunity to deepen their technical skills, practice leadership skills, and support The Crucible’s youth art classes. Oakland, CA (PRWEB) August more »

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Press Release – Industrial Arts Training with The Crucible Helps Student Get Into Stanford

Industrial Arts Training with The Crucible Helps Student Get Into Stanford Beatriz Cuevas, a long-term student at The Crucible, impresses Stanford University with her passion for industrial arts. Oakland, CA (PRWEB) September 14, 2011— This fall, one of the freshmen starting at Stanford University will be Beatriz Cuevas, a 4.0+ student and longtime student and more »

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Faculty Focus – Nick DiPhillipo

by Jennifer Zahrt Nick DiPhillipo got his start in metal accidentally. Thirty-five years ago, he travelled to Arcosanti, an experimental town in the high desert of Arizona, north of Phoenix. While there, he joined the artisans casting metal wind chimes and bells, and that kicked off his career as a craftsman and artist. He now more »

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Gift and Get Promotion

Gift & Get It’s the time of year for giving and, as the holidays approach, we are giving our hardworking and thoughtful community an opportunity to give an extraordinary gift to a loved one and receive one as well. We are now offering a Gift and Get promotion, so when people give the gift of more »

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