Stonybrook Fine Arts is a creative space located at 24 Porter Street in Jamaica Plain MA. We have experienced and talented instructors who teach our teen and adult classes in welding, bronze casting, jewelry, small metal casting, mold making, live figure sculpting and stone carving. We also host a VERY unique workshop: “Make Your Own Wedding Rings” – as well as other custom workshops, which include interactive school tours, team building and birthday parties. Our studio is available for shop time to artists, makers and craft persons and we gladly accept commissions!
Need a gift? How about a class gift certificate or a tax deductible contribution to CASTBoston, our teen scholarship fund? Contact email@example.com!
JP Open Studios is September 22nd and 23rd from 11am-6pm! Local artists will be showcasing and selling their work here at Stonybrook! We will also be selling “scratch blocks” that we’ll cast aluminum into that same day. A scratch block is a small resin-bonded sand mold you can carve any design into. Once finished, we’ll pour molten aluminum into your scratch block and you’ll have a unique aluminum tile of your making to bring home! Scratch blocks are $20 and are available for pre-ordering here! They will also be available for purchase on the days of.
The fall session begins September 24th, but Workshops occur every other weekend. We offer Welding, Jewelry, Figure Sculpture, and Mold Making and Casting. If no scheduled dates work, please contact us to set up a custom group workshop or a 1 to 1 lesson.
Check out the awesome WGBH interview with Terrance Wong. He talks about teaching welding to his teen students from the Boston Day and Evening Academy at Stonybrook. They are learning how to use tools, equipment, plan projects and how to bring them to life.
We were excited to participate with the Peabody Essex Museum Rodin Exhibit to demonstrate the process of casting bronze using sand molds and then welding the pieces back together to create a finished form. This was a really fun project!
EXHIBITS and INSTALLATIONS
“Flotsam and Jetsam” by Morris Norvin is a scrap steel sculpture depicting two orca whales. The sculpture is currently on display at the Pingree School’s Flying Horse Outdoor Sculpture Exhibit until November 4th. Join us for the reception on September 16th at 1pm.
“Piscator II” is another welded sculpture by Norvin and was fabricated using recycled barrel hoops. The barrel hoops and the steel barrels, originally containing maple syrup, were donated to Stonybrook by The Sam Adams Brewery.
Did you see the article in the Boston Globe?
Community for Arts and Sculptural Training Boston, Inc. CASTBoston’s mission is to create affordable opportunities for teens and adults to explore and receive instruction in the art of sculpture. Please contact us if you would like more information or would like to contribute to our 501(c)(3). FYI We are changing the name of our non-profit to Stonybrook Metal Arts and Sculpture School (MASS), so stay tuned for our new website!