Sculptural Woodworking and Experimental Techniques
July 25 - 30, 2021
Teresa Audet · teresaaudet.com
Workshop at a glance
Explore how woodworking and non-traditional materials can be used to create functional and sculptural objects that express ideas or narratives.
- Basic woodworking
- Furniture making
- Sculpture and weaving
- Reeds and fiber
- Safety when working with table saw boxes, simple joinery, model-making, and prototyping
- Original design utilizing woodworking and/or fiber techniques
Teresa Audet is an artist and furniture maker based in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She has a BFA in Furniture Design from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design and has studied woodworking at the Mt. Fuji School of Woodworking in Japan. She exhibits artwork, teaches woodworking, and participates in residencies at craft schools nationwide.
Students will explore new ideas and expand their material vocabulary while learning basic woodworking techniques of furniture making and sculpture work. These techniques include safety, milling, table saw boxes, simple joinery, model-making, and prototyping. Participants will explore alternative mediums such as weaving with wood and reeds, creating armatures with wire, and working with a variety of fiber media. Through daily demonstrations and individual guidance, students will think creatively and problem-solve in their work. You will begin by producing a one-day vessel project and spend the week designing your own project that can be a bookshelf, a collection of spoons, or a sculpture. Open to all skill levels.
COURSE FEE: $675 · materials list
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