Bronze cast at Artworks on the San Francisco Chronicle (March 15th)
In this Thursday’s (March 15th) SF Chronicle you can find a bronze sculpture made by the artist Alice Shaw and cast at Artworks Foundry.
The work piece is tittled “One Man’s Trash Is Another Man’s Treasure” and it’s part of Alice Shaw’s exhibition “Landscape Update”, at Gallery 15, in San Francisco.
Google lable's today made by Robert Lang
Today, Google is honoring the 101st birthday of Akira Yoshizawa, an origami artist who became legendary for introducing a new technique of origami called wet-folding. Trough this technique he spritzed the paper to make it damp and then folded, making it possible to create beautiful paper sculptures and realistc figures.
The special Origami Google Doodle was made by Robert Lang, who is considered one of the world’s masters of the art of origami and have also worked with Artworks Foundry to cast in bronze some of his pieces. Continue Reading
Mildred Howard. (Photo: Chronicle, Paul Chinn)
Mildred Howard, an important Bay Area artist and social activist, was honored this week on the Alameda Women’s Hall of Fame. Representing the Art and Culture category, she was selected for enhancing and encouraging individual creativity in the performing, visual and media arts.
Artworks Foundry and Mildred have been working together in the past few years and we are proud to have her as one of our clients.
Want to know more about Mildred Howard and her work? Continue Reading
"Winged Genius" on site, by Benjamin Victor.
Benjamin Victor’s recent work “Winged Genius” is now placed in Las Vegas.
Beautiful job everyone!
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Sculpture being shipped (Feb/12)
This week another important and major project was completed at the Foundry. To reach up to its final delivery, we had a whole year of work, since its first conception, going through all the stages of production, and ending to the last finishing and patina.
The piece is 10ft high and 12ft wide, and will be installed in a place where people go to cheer for their favorite team and sport. So far we can not reveal the name of the piece and where it goes, but stay tuned that in a few weeks all will be revealed! Continue Reading
De Stabler at the De Young, SF
An important exhibition is on at the De Young Museum, in San Francisco, from January 14th to April 22nd, 2012.
Titled “Matter + Spirit: The Sculpture of Stephen De Staebler”, the show brings to the audience a retrospect of Stephen De Stabler’s work along his 50 years of career. The renowned Bay Area artist, who died in 2011, devoted his sculptural practice in clay and bronze to resurrecting the human figure as the most natural vessel for humanity and spirituality. Continue Reading