Jewelry & Metalsmithing
MassArt has universal tools and resources that are open to all undergraduate and graduate students at the College, regardless of major. These facilities include the Digital Fabrication Labs (Fablabs) - which include tools for 3D Printing, 3D Scanning, Laser cutting, and a PCLab for 3D modeling; a Documentation Room; an Installation Room; a Lighting Installation Room; Public Spaces; Sound Studio; and Woodshop.
A special program to repurpose old jewelry brought together students and faculty from the Massachusetts College of Art and Design, North Bennet Street School, and the School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts University this fall semester.
Called Radical Jewelry Makeover, the collaborative program brings awareness to using recycled materials and gemstones to create new jewelry.
A Gloucester artist is included the juried craft show CraftBoston Holiday, which offers one-of-a-kind and limited edition gifts. Online. Presented by Boston’s Society of Arts + Crafts, the 2021 show runs through Jan. 30, shoppable at https://bit.ly/2ZnRH9Y.
Inside his Cambridge workshop, Adam Simha creates some of the culinary world's most desired tools of the trade. The knifemaker's passion for his craft is as sharp as the blades he creates.
"A great knife can change your life," he said. That's certainly the case for Simha.
After taking a blade-making class at Massachusetts College of Art and Design in the late 1990s, this former high-end furniture maker was inspired by the possibilities of what can be created from a piece of steel using heat, a hammer and grinding.
Corrina Sephora is a metal sculptor and mixed-media artist specializing in blacksmithing. She explores emotion, memory and ritual with what she calls “repetitious imagery,” prominently featuring trees, ladders and nautical and celestial motifs.