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Sewn patch by Paul Nosa. Burning Buttocks. Meet Paul Nosa. For the past year, he’s been touring the country with his solar-powered sewing machine (yes, you read that right), participating in every art
Barry Baldwin working on a sculpture Une Vielle Flamme - The Dress Barry Baldwin, founder of The Crucible’s Stone Carving program, is a legend. A stone carver since age 16, Barry has toured
Detail of enameled vessel by Judy Stone.Judy Stone, Head of the Enameling Department, oozes patience, dedication, and wisdom. Having taught at The Crucible since the organization’s inception, she’s spent those years building core curriculum, creating
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
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
Orinda Intermediate School students in The Crucible's smithy.At The Crucible, educators like Bobby Glasser have a special place in our hearts. A sixth grade Language Arts and Social Studies (Ancient Civilizations) teacher at Orinda Intermediate