Patrick J. Quinn | handforgedinvt @ gmail.com
Alfred, NY: Bachelor of Fine Arts, School of Art and Design; 2004
Fabrication: Mild steel, stainless steel, and aluminum fabrication. Welding: TIG, MIG, and ARC.
Cutting: Torch, Plasma, and various saws.
Forging: Hot and cold steel and stainless steel. Hot cutting and punching. Drilling and sandblasting. Highly skilled power hammering.
& Foundry work: Plaster molds for wax. Sand open face and two part molds. Sand and plaster mix (lost wax burnout). Ceramic shell (burnout).
Highly experienced in pouring bronze and aluminum.
Stone Working: Drilling, pinning, and gluing. Cutting with various water fed and dry diamond blade saws. Basic hand chiseling and polishing.
Photography: Basic small and medium format black and white darkroom experience.
2005-present: Vermont Metal Craft; Pawlet, VT. Head Blacksmith, tool maintenance and development.
2010, Summer: West Rutland Carving Studio and Sculpture Center; West Rutland, VT.
Teacher: Metal Fabrication and blacksmithing.
2010, Winter: TMR NYC; Brooklyn, NY. Full time welder / fabricator.
2010, winter: 3rd Ward; Brooklyn, NY. Teacher: Intro to the Metal Shop / Night Welding.
2005-2007: Hubbardton Forge; Castleton, VT. Full time Blacksmith.
2004-2005: Adeptus Arts Glass Blowing Studio & Gallery; Washington Depot, CT.
Full time TIG welder and stainless steel fabricator. Glass blowing assistant and tool builder.
2004, summer: Alfred University; Alfred, NY. Foundry assistant.
2003, summer: Bucks Rock Creative and Performing Arts Camp; New Milford CT.
Full time sculpture staff teaching children steel fabrication, mold making, and Bronze pouring.
2010, summer: Home Thrown Studio and Gallery; two person show.
2004-2005, winter: Ordway Gallery, Avon Old Farms School, Avon CT; Winter art show.
2004, spring: Harder Hall Lobby, Alfred University; BFA Thesis Show.
2003, fall: Deans Office Showcase, Binns-Merrill Hall; solo show.
2003, spring: Turner Student Gallery, Alfred University; group show.
2004, spring: Senior work was awarded divisional honors by the School of Art and Design faculty.