Matt and Joanne Sprott's Profile
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I've always enjoyed applying an artistic mindset to metal, and am now working with silver coins to make double-sided rings by turning them and then gently hammering them into shape while preserving the relief on the band.
I began my artistic journey during childhood in Corpus Christi, Texas, in the 1960s and 70s, where I started as an oil painter with regular forays into music on the old piano at our house. But I was also fascinated with my dad’s welding machine and the shapes and useful objects he created with it, so I asked him to teach me.
As an adult, I chose to use my artist’s hands to fuse metal and became a welder. I also sculpted some great walls and stand-alone sculptures as the leader of a stucco crew, then turn...
- Born on May 4
- Joined November 13, 2010