Tag : USUK Cast Iron Symposium


USUK Public Iron Pour

The USUK Public Iron Pour took place this Friday past as part of SSW’s Open Door Summer Celebration. The USUK Public Iron Pour was a great event and had a full crowd gathered to watch open mould-rolling performances with the molten iron, carried out in the capable hands of the USUK professionals and the SSW technical team. The public pour saw the finial pieces being made by several of the USUK artists including Geoff Hockley, Austin Sheppard, Kelly Wilton, and […]

USUK Castle and Whisky Outing

Above – Some of the USUK crew at Auchindoun Castle (l-r; Nam Le, Jeff Crawford, SSW’s Emily Wyndham Gray, Austin Sheppard, Kelly Wilton, Kevin Dart, Coral Lambert and kelly Ludeking.) USUKers take on the rural North East for a day of historical and distilled enrichment! The last week has been so busy and action-packed with all the artists working hard to complete their moulds for the production pour at the weekend. The USUK artists managed to take some time out […]

Iron Pour in 2 days!

The USUK artists are working flat-out in preparation for the big production iron pour due to take place on Saturday here at SSW. Technical placement Nam Le, who has taken part in USUK on a cross continental basis this year, has been experimenting with USUK artist Jeff Crawford, to create a cast of his own face. Susanne Roewer is still busy working on one of the larger pieces to be cast during the symposium, while Kelly Wilton is working on moulds of minuscule organic matter, such […]

Public Programme: USUK Cast Iron Symposium

So here it is – drop by and say hi or join us for the artist talks, Friday 13th Potluck, the production pour on Saturday 14th or the SSW Summer BBQ on Friday 20th… Sunday, July 8 7pm: Artists Presentations – SSW; Catrin Jeans & Fraser MacDonald, Ginny Hutchinson, George Beasley   Tuesday, July 10 7pm: Artists Presentation – Kevin Dart   Thursday, July 12 7pm: Artists Presentations – Jeff Crawford and Austin Sheppard   Friday, July 13 7pm: Friday […]

USUK Symposium – The Artists

Over the next week we will be welcoming all the artitsts who will be participating in the USUK Cast Iron Symposium here at SSW. Already with us are Austin Sheppard and Jeff Crawford from the US, as well as our new technical placement Nam Le, who has just joined us after working on the US portion of the symposium at Salem Art Works in NY, USA. Still to come are Kevin Dart, Geoff Hockley, Kelly Ludeking, Susanne Roewer, Kelly Wilton and […]