Category Archives: Scottsdale

on watch

No one keeps watch like a burrowing owl. Continue reading

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Show from New Mexico

David Lobdell, who teaches at New Mexico Highlands University, came out to Scottsdale for the iron pour we just hosted. He brought an installation of his own sculpture, which is currently on display in the Scottsdale Community College Art Building … Continue reading

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Iron Pour Take Two

This video compresses about six hours into three minutes. The sculptors were back at it at 5:30 AM. They had to chisel out the spout, re-line the furnace, and stoke it up again. This time they had an oxygen lance … Continue reading

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Iron Pour Take One

Sometimes I post video of student shows in the Scottsdale Community College art building where I teach computer graphics classes. Last year, Ted Uran, a full-time faculty member who teaches sculpture, wondered why I didn’t come document the iron pour. … Continue reading

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Burrowing Owls

I found myself in an unusual staring match today. These beautiful burrowing owls live at Scottsdale Community College in a parking lot behind the Performing Arts Center. They stay year-round in our mild climate, and use little drain holes to … Continue reading

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