23 Mar 2012 SCRAP Workshop: Small SCRAP Sculptures w/ Remi Rubel
Artist Remi Rubel is well-known for her bottle-cap quilts and other creations. Join us as she shares her whimsy and SCRAPpy techniques to make small assemblage sculptures that can stand freely or hang on a wall. In this workshop Remi will show you how to design and assemble components found at SCRAP to make small mixed media sculptures. She will share a range of techniques of how to connect pieces together including using wire and both pop and hammered rivets. Participants should be comfortable using a variety tools such as pliers and hammers.
Remi Rubel is an environmental artist well-known for her inventive use of bottle caps and road-kill metals in her sculpture, murals, garments and jewelry. Her artwork has been worn by Sandra Bullock and exhibited at the Oakland Museum and the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York. Remi loves to teach the art of “Trashformation” with Richmond District Neighborhood Center, local schools and camps. She has had residencies at the Bay Area Discovery Museum, San Francisco’s Recology Program and the California Arts Council. Her work has been published in Artweek, Mirabella and USA Today. She earned her Masters degree in Fine Arts from California College of Arts and Crafts.