Jason Roberts, Daniel O’Sullivan and Eric Cuper at Cuper Studios
Saturday, June 7, starting at 9am.
Jason Roberts and CuperStudios are teaming up to demonstrate some fine metalworking techniques for PABA, NJBA, and NOMMA members. All are welcome! As always, there will be an Iron In The Hat(please bring items to donate to help raise money for meetings), tailgating is welcome (try to leave parking spaces in front of the garage doors for tailgater and feel free to bring stuff to sell). Coffee and donuts and lunch will be provided. Please bring a chair if so desired but we will also have bleachers.
Jason Roberts is a Philadelphia based metalsmith. He is a native Pennsyvanian who received his BFA from Kutztown University. After college he traveled throughout the US to work for an assortment of craft schools and artist blacksmith shops before returning to start his own business. In 2008 he founded J. Roberts Metalworks; a company specializing in art and high end architecturals. www.jrmworks.com
Daniel O'Sullivan received a BFA from Parsons School of Design, completed a traditional Ornamental Ironworker Apprenticeship followed by Stage Forge at the International School of French Wrought Ironwork in Muizon, France. He taught blacksmithing in County Mayo, Ireland, and worked for an exclusive European metalworking company. Daniel is now proud to be a Local 483 Union Ironworker and is on the Board of the NJBA.
Eric Cuper, an NJBA Board member, began blacksmithing at Peters Valley Craft Center in 1996 (which is where he first heard of NJBA). From there he attended Southern Illinois University at Carbondale to receive his BFA and MFA degrees specializing in blacksmithing. While at SIUC, Eric’s forged sculptures were shown nationally and won several prestigious awards. His work can also be found in several books on forge work. Since 2004, Eric has been operating Cuper Studios LLC in Easton, PA. Cuper Studios is an architectural metalsmithing company.
To help facilitate lunch, it would be great to have a general head count. Please give me a ring or an e-mail to let me know if you will be coming. I look forward to seeing you here.
Shop address is 1301 Lynn Street, Easton, PA 18042. Phone 9086426420.