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UW-Whitewater hosts Iron Pour community event

Regs Scheeler holds a ceramic slurry during Iron Pour event.

Danielle Kronau, Arts & Rec Editor

November 18, 2019

The Iron Pour was held Saturday, Nov. 9, at the Sculpture Studio Courtyard as a way to fundraise and to create art as people talked with one another.   There were many people who attended, from young kids to community members. Inside the sculpture studio, people created their own forms of artwork and...

Recycled iron to be transformed into art

April 5, 2016

April 5, 2016 By Aleda Johnson Iron is essential to humans in many ways, it is necessary in our diet, it is used in household appliances and also can allow us to express our creativity. Wisconsin Makers Inc., and Theresa Lind, a UW-Whitewater lecturer in the area of sculpture, will be holdi...

Band of sculptors play in heavy metal

Hot iron poured into mold.

October 7, 2015

Oct. 7, 2015 By Mary Davisson It was a chilly Saturday morning on Oct. 3, but a majority of the sculptors already shed their sweaters and coats in favor of the furnace full of molten iron. This was  the largest pour Professor Teresa Lind has hosted with an end total of 1,500 lbs of iron. The...

Sculptor reveals secrets to students

Sculptor reveals secrets to students

September 30, 2015

By Mary Davisson A&R Assistant Editor   Students group around visiting sculptor Chuck Kraus on Sept. 24 as he constructs a mold for his upcoming iron pour. The Wisconsin-based artist has been using this method of bonded sand mold building since 2003. The process itself is quite...

UW-W demonstrates metal sculpting

May 7, 2014

April 7, 2014 By Kristie Weiss The iron pour, a decade-long tradition on campus, was held at the Center of the Arts this past Saturday, April 26. Teresa Lind, who teaches the sculpture class at UW-Whitewater, puts on this event as a fundraiser to help acquire new tools and other materials for th...

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