This week we were happy to receive the visit of one of our clients Randy Morrison, from New Orleans.
Randy came to check the progress of his pieces that are being cast to go to his next show in New Orleans.
You can see more of Randy Morrison’s work on his website.
Piece: Last Lion
Artist: Michael Parkes
Patina: Aiya Jordan-kawasaki
Artworks Foundry, 2012
Hickstead statute being reveiled in Canada
One more of our big projects was unveiled few days ago in a beautiful cerimony realized in Calgary, Canada.
The stunning bronze statue was designed by artist Mary Sand and represents the gold-medal winning Hickstead, elected the “Best Horse in the World” in 2010 due to his many victories and participation in many competitons around the world.
The statue of Hickstead will now be displayed at Spruce Meadows on a permanent basis in homage to this wonderful athlete.
Movie scene at Artworks!
Last weekend at Artworks Foundry something unusual happened. After the shop shut down it became the back drop for a new film being produced by Berkeley film students.
The film is written and directed by Raymond Swanland. For his first project the director was looking for some places around the bay area that could be interesting and convinient to bring all the staff and gear. As he was already familiar with the bronze foundry activities, he saw in Artworks Foundry an exciting place to incorporate into the film. Continue Reading