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Renowned metalsmith to give demonstrations on SFA campus

January 28, 2013 - Robbie Goodrich

NACOGDOCHES - Metalsmith Tedd McDonah will be on the campus of Stephen F. Austin State University Thursday, Jan. 31, through Saturday, Feb. 2, for workshops and demonstrations.

McDonah will give a demonstration from 8 to 10:40 a.m. Thursday in Room 139 of the Art Building. He will also give a presentation at 4:45 p.m. Thursday in the art history room 106. Following the presentation, an open house will be held in the metals studio with refreshments and student artwork for viewing.

"The metals studio has undergone many wonderful changes," said Lauren Selden, assistant professor of art metal/jewelry at SFA, "and we want to show our alumni, friends and community that we are working hard and value their support."

McDonah and Selden will continue working from 9 a.m. to noon and from 2 to 5 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. Those interested can observe mokume gane fusing, blacksmithing and tool making.

The public is welcome to attend any of the sessions. For information, contact the SFA School of Art at (936) 468-4804.