Join artist Frankie Flood as he discusses his involvement in creating 3D printed prosthetic hands that address specific user needs for children all over the world. Flood will walk participant through the process of assembling a 3D printed hand, demonstrating the powerful connection between craft and social impact. This workshop will include demonstrations and hands-on creation. Space is limited; please RSVP to email@example.com by February 7th.
Join Frankie Flood as he discusses his solo exhibition Bespoke Objects and the potential that craft, design, and fabrication has in serving local and global communities. Flood combines traditional craft practice with digital technology to explore the future of craft in its ability to positively impact society. His recent research regarding 3D printed prosthetics and one of a kind adaptive devices has spread worldwide and his creation of the Digital Craft Research Lab has created new areas of study for students interested in digital fabrication. Frankie Flood is an Associate Professor and area head of the Metalsmithing and Jewelry Design area at Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina. Flood previously served as Director of the Digital Craft Research Lab at the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, and for eleven years served various roles in the Department of Art such as Director of Foundations, area head of the Jewelry and Metalsmithing program, and Coordinator for the BA in Digital Fabrication and Design.
Winthrop University Galleries is very excited to celebrate the 31st Annual Undergraduate Juried Exhibition with a reception on Friday, April 12 at 6:30 p.m. in the Rutledge Gallery. This exhibition showcases the wonderful talent from Winthrop's art and design departments. As part of the reception, there will be an awards ceremony to specially recognize some of the outstanding artists of this year's show. Also, in the Elizabeth Dunlap Patrick Gallery, the M.F.A. Thesis Exhibition will be celebrating its opening. We look forward to seeing you there! This is a night of great celebration in the department and we look forward to seeing you there! Reception Begins at 6:30 p.m. Awards Ceremony at 7:00 p.m. Refreshments will be served