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Metalsmithing at MSU

The Studio is divided into areas for benchwork, hollowware, casting, machine work, and clean-up. The studio has a balance of both traditional and modern metalsmithing equipment which enables the students to explore a full range of technical solutions to metalworking problems. The MFA program accepts students in this discipline.

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Glass, wood, and bronze; 6' x 2.5' x 8" Pewter cups; 12" x 6" x 6" Enameled copper, acrylic and aluminum; 123" x 8" x 1.25" In action in the studioSterling Silver; 12" x 5" x 0.25" Electroformed copper crystals and hot glue; 3" x 2" x 0.75" Whitney Donaldson at work in the studioMixed Media Belt Buckle, Aluminum street sign, found object, tin, acrylic and copper; 3" x 4" x 0.5" Turquoise inlay ring, brass and nickel; 1" x 1" x 0.75"Demonstrating chasing and repouseVisiting artist Copper vessel; 5.5" x 4.5" x 4.5" Knife, wood, bronze and high carbon steel; 8" x 1.5" x 0.75" Copper necklace; 12" x 6" x 3" Cups, glass, nickel and bronze; 8" x 3" x 3" Sterling, copper and powder coating; 2.75" x 2" x 0.75" Sculptural Vessel, Copper, gold leaf and brass; 18" x 12" x 12" Champleve enameled copper top; 16" x 12" x 4" Eyewear acrylic, tin and steel; 2 " x 5.5" x 6"

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