MEMPHIS, TN – May 31, 2019 – Russian artist-blacksmith, Anton Yakushev, will be a visiting artist through the month of June at the Metal Museum.
Yakushev will lead a blacksmith Master Class June 21-23 at the Metal Museum limited to only eight participants. All participating artists will be selected through an application process. The workshop will be focused on creating a collaborative katydid sculpture using techniques and styles that Anton incorporates into his work.
Registration for this class is now open and artists will be considered on a first come, first served basis.
Anton Yakushev is an artist-blacksmith who has been creating work for over 16 years. He studied at the State Social and Humanitarian University in Kolomna, Russia, where he began creating illustrative figures and forged animals in his distinctive style. Yakushev 's work has been featured in numerous Russian and Ukranian blacksmithing publications, including youth magazine Epicenter and art magazine Lâ atelier du Forgeron, and he has taught educational workshops and classes to artists of various skill levels.
For more information, visit www.metalmuseum.org.
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