Despite the alluring properties of open flames, only metal, custom masonry, and middle-school diaries benefit from being thrust into them. Pull some art from the fire with this Groupon.
Choose Between Two Options
- $79 for a 90-minute abstract metal Sculpture class for one with one take-home sculpture (a $195 value)
- $149 for a 90-minute abstract metal Sculpture class for two with two take-home sculptures (a $390 value)
With an intimate class size of 6–12 students, the instructor teaches the basics of fusing and bonding minerals and materials. After welding their own small object or sculpture from a piece of steel, students may grind or polish it for a finished look before they take it home. Classes take place Monday–Friday at 6 p.m. and Saturday–Sunday at 9 a.m.
Longer versions of the above classes are available and customers are able to use their Groupons toward the longer versions and pay the difference.
Working Art at the Collaboratory
Working Art has a simple mission: to "make ideas tangible." But that simplicity has innumerable expressions through the organization—run by abstract artist and consultant Ceri Jones Salahadyn—whose resident artists and students seek to discover new ways to make artwork that is both functional and creative. Along with Working Art, The Collaboratory—the brainchild of Ceri and her late husband—has other divisions such as The Whole Way, in which Ceri uses her 20 years of business and leadership experiences to advise ways to fulfill the potential of art, industry, people, and businesses. Ceri believes strongly in art education, so she created the classes and workshops in the Ability Center.