Archive: January, 2013

Fireside Lounge: Conception

Fireside Lounge: Conception Friday, February 15, 2013 • 6:30-9:30PM$10 at the doorFree for Crucible Members Join us for an evening of demonstrations on how materials such as clay, wood, stone, and steel inspire and inform the process of conception. How do fine and industrial artists conceive sculpture? How does conception move into the physicality of […]

Hot Couture 2013 Designer Spotlight: Alex Glowaski

In our final Designer Spotlight, staff writer Sarah Dabby chats with maker-artist Alex Glowaski to discuss brainwave-reactive headsets, internet-enabled pieces, and her huge dreams for Hot Couture and beyond. She will be showing two pieces at The Crucible’s Hot Couture: A Fusion of Fashion and Fire on January 11-12, 2013. Alex Glowaski is a tech support […]

Hot Couture 2013 Designer Spotlight: Coyote Counter Collective

Photo courtesy of Coyote Counter Collective. Coyote Counter Collective is a cooperative art and design space in North Oakland formed by group of artists banded together to re-imagine structures on their own terms. The corner storefront is equal parts gallery, boutique, studio workspace, garment re-construction factory, style hub, and general one- stop waypoint for cultural […]

Hot Couture 2013 Designer Spotlight: SENSOREE Design Lab

Photos courtesy of SENSOREE. To SENSOREE Design Lab, 2013 is the year of communication. At Hot Couture, SENSOREE will premier five new interactive designs that speak to the self, each other and the spacial environment. Under the theme “Home-aid” they craft future design couture from the DIY to bring awareness, interaction and health of the […]

Hot Couture 2013 Designer Spotlight: Sam Waller

As The Crucible’s Hot Couture Fashion Show on January 11 & 12, 2013 approaches, staff writer Sarah Dabby chats with faculty member, leather artist, and Hot Couture designer Sam Waller to learn more about his pieces, his team and The Crucible’s integral role in his success.  Sam, a self-taught leather artist, joined The Crucible faculty […]