Archive: April, 2013

Fireside Lounge: Creation

Our next Fireside Lounge leads us to explore creation and how ideas move from concept into creative expression. Friday, May 10, 20136:30-9:30pm$10 / Free for Crucible membersThe Crucible, 1260 7th St, Oakland  >> Directions In collaboration with Maker Month, The Crucible celebrates creation with a spectacular evening of art, performance, thoughtful discussion and, of course, more »

Put Your Money Where Your Art Is: Interview with Metal Artist, Adrian Rodriguez

Welded sculpture by Adrian RodriguezAdrian Rodriguez has been a lifelong artist, but it was only after discovering The Crucible with the help of his high school teacher, did he start realizing his full potential as an industrial artist. In this interview with writer, Sarah Dabby, Adrian takes us on his artistic journey and offers pithy more »

Faculty – Celeste Christie

Celeste Christie Celeste Christie studied Enameling as California College of the Arts in Oakland, where she earned a BFA in 2006 in Jewelry/Metal Arts.  She has since gone on to become Production Manager at Mark Poulin Jewelry in Oakland.  Her work has been featured at Velvet da Vinci Gallery in San Francisco and Museo Franz Mayer in Mexico City. more »

Bike Program Needs Your Vote to Win $25,000

Dear Community Members, Friends, Family Members, Passers-By, Colleagues, and Artists Everywhere,We’re excited to announce that The Crucible has been chosen as one of 200 finalists in the State Farm Neighborhood Assist Facebook Challenge! Our “Bikes for West Oakland” initiative is now in the running to receive a $25,000 through a crowd-sourced, voter-based contest on Facebook. YOUR votes more »

2014 Playa Bound: Free Summer Open House

We’ll feature several works in progress for deployment in Black Rock City later this summer, including the 27 foot/400 screen fractal projection machine Between Dimensions, roving cocktail bar K9 Mark IV-BM, and the multi-media Visual Orchestra. We’ll also be joined be fire spinners and dancers for a fire jam performance between 1:30 and 3:00. Crucible more »