Archive: August, 2011

Industrial Artist and New Stanford Freshman, Beatriz Cuevas

Right now we have our next generation of industrial artists heading back to school. We recently had a chance to catch up with one of our students Beatriz Cuevas and talk to her about how her industrial arts experience helped her get into Stanford University. Crucible: Hi Beatriz, can you tell folks a bit about more »

Fireside Lounge: Made In Oakland

Fireside Lounge Series “Made In Oakland” May 11, 2012 * 6:30-9:30pm The Crucible’s Fireside Lounge is an intimate evening of art, industry, community and entertainment. This exclusive engagement takes place in The Crucible’s studio and highlights our extraordinary art programs. Explore the creative passions of professional artists and the educational opportunities available while sipping cocktails more »

Fireside Lounge: Industrial Strength

  Fireside Lounge: Industrial Strength Friday, February 24, 2012 • 6:30-9:30PM $10 at door / Free for Crucible Members In one captivating night, we consider the strength of industrial materials transformed by the passion of artists who are inspired by it.  This evening will include a lecture panel of women industrial artists who personify industrial more »

Fireside Lounge: Light & Shadow

Fireside Lounge: Light & Shadow Friday, October 14, 2011 • 6:30-9:30PM $10 at door / Free for Crucible Members Join us as we explore the changing of the seasons and the play on light and shadow this time of year brings. This evening will feature work from our glass, wood, stone and ceramic departments with more »

Faculty Focus – Chris Neimer

by Jennifer Zahrt During a class fieldtrip to Greenfield Village & Henry Ford Museum in Detroit, the ten-year-old Chris Niemer spied a blacksmith smacking on metal with a hammer, and he knew right then that he wanted to become a blacksmith. He didn’t get to start working with metal until his early 20s when he more »

Fuego! Youth Internship Program

The Crucible is thrilled to announce our second year of our youth internship program, called Fuego, sponsored by CASS, Custom Alloy Scrap Sales, Inc. Fuego, a leadership opportunity for high school students who are excited about deepening their technical skills, learning leadership skills, and supporting The Crucible’s youth classes, is The Crucibles’ newest addition to more »