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Stone Carving with Stephen Shaheen and Kellie Pereria

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Lyme Academy of Fine Arts

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This course is designed to introduce students to the tools, techniques and materials of sculpting in stone.

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Stone Carving with Stephen Shaheen and Kellie Pereria

November 7- 10

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm Thursday and Friday

9:00 am - 4:00 pm Saturday and Sunday

Ages 18+ | Lyme Academy Campus

Tuition: $750 | 4 total session | 18 total workshop hours

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This course is designed to introduce students to the tools, techniques and materials of sculpting in stone. Basic and more advanced principles of the reductive process are covered, including the proper use of manual, pneumatic, and electric tools, direct versus indirect carving, the employment of calipers and measurements, using models for 1:1 or enlargement reference, abrasives and finishing techniques. Limited to 6 students.

Instructors: Stephen Shaheen and Kellie Pereria

Instructors Bio:

Steve Shaheen is an artist who resides and works in New York City. He has worked and trained extensively in Italy, earning his degree as a stone sculptor in Siena, and his MFA from the New York Academy of Art. He is the recipient of a Ludwig Volgestein Foundation Grant, the Italian Cultural Institute/La Fortuna Foundation Fellowship and a 2009-2010 Residency at the Digital Stone Project. Shaheen’s indoor and outdoor installations are in public and private collections in Europe and the United States. His 100-ton marble and granite monument to 9/11 victims, "Memoria," was covered by over fifty print and televised reports, including The New York Times and CBS/48 Hours. He currently teaches at the City University of New York in Manhattan, the Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts and the New York Academy of Art, and is the director of Tuscany Study, an intensive summer art program in Italy.

Kellie Pereira is a Brooklyn-based sculptor whose practice includes diverse media such as stone, wood, clay, foam, and concrete. She earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Lyme Academy College, where she was awarded the Wardlaw Prize for Three Dimensional Art. She has designed and helped sculpt three public monuments in marble for the city of Rutland, Vermont. She maintains a studio in New York, where she is also co-director of design for Greenpoint Stone, Inc.

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