The Ashford Hollow Foundation has been teaching youth the skills of metalworking for many decades now. Currently, our outreach goes beyond the Essex Art Center and heads all the way into classrooms across WNY. Last week, we kicked off a program with the Williams Street School in Lancaster. The program headed off with a Plasma Cutting and Welding demonstration for all 500 6th graders at the school. The Ashford Hollow Foundation
Opening Reception at GSP September 10, 2011 3pm at Mill Valley Site of Griffis Sculpture Park “Nuggette” by Coral Lambert and “Fallen Fruit” by Matter Practice will be celebrated as the two newest acquisitions of Griffis Sculpture Park. Lite refreshments and snacks will be served and we will venture through the park to dedicate both sculptures. Please join us for a great day.
Drum Circle at GSP Join the metal giants in the fields at Rohr Hill on Saturday night. We will drum to the beat of the setting sun. All are welcome and this is a free event. Some drums will be available to share. We will meet at Rohr Hill Rd (turn off 219 on Ahrens Rd and make 1st left) around 7:30 on Saturday the 20th.
Sculpture Repair Day In early summer, a crew of 25 volunteers and 4 portable welders made important repairs to about 20 sculptures in need throughout the park. Without the help of dedicated men and women in our community we could not maintain the hundreds of sculpture at GSP- Thanks to all of our amazing volunteers! Revitalize relationship with Audubon A naturalist from Audubon Buffalo visited the sculpture park to educate
June 25th, 2011 | 5:30 pm to 12 AM :: Essex Arts Center Music Starts at 5:30pm :: Music by Soul Committee, Sonic Garden, 12/8 Path Band, Aircraft, Lazlow Hollyfeld, Stop Making Sense, Nick Gordon & the Family Band. Plenty of extras including: Mbaye Rama Drumming & Dancing, Musical & Light INterpretation by Poverty, Hyms, Hula Hoopers, Live Painting Experience.
Vertical Constructions is a graduate studio in the Material Culture Graduate Research Group that explores the design and construction of vertical structures. It concentrates on 3 primary objectives: 1) on the differences between stereotomic (mass) and tectonic (stick) construction systems and the processes involved in their successful design and construction; 2) on the theoretical ideas of these materials and their constructed
The freshman studios in UB’s Architecture Department are bustling with excitement. Around 80 students will put their carpentry skills to the test as they attempt to build the second installation of “The Living Wall”. For the next couple of weeks, Professors Shadi Nazarian, Chris Romano, Nick Bruscia, and Matt Hume will watch as piles of wood and months of designing and planning come to life in a 90R