Writings by Sue Lacy
Writing is both work and play for me-- always fun. Here are some selections.
OHIO UNDER SIEGE: By land and sea
An introduction to kudzu and zebra mussels, two invasive species that have entered Ohio with a vengeance.
A Closer Look at Foldforming
This metal forming technique was developed by Charles Lewton-Brain in the 1980's. Why do these organic shapes mimic nature so perfectly?
Call for Entries: The Lewton-Brain Foldform Competition
This is a press release for the annual global foldforming competition for metal artists.
The Center for Metal Arts website
Enjoy this website for the Center for Metal Arts. I'm proud to say that I designed and built the site, and hope it conveys a sense for how special CMA is to the metal arts community.
LIVE BLOG: The 5th Annual Charles Lewton-Brain Conference
Enjoy the photos, tips, video clips, and commentary from a student's perspective (mine!) to see what it's like to study foldforming under the master himself at Center for Metal Arts in downstate New York.
Harry Reminick: A pop culture discovery
Harry Reminick's artisan jewelry, his contribution to the Works Project Administration's Federal Art Project in 1937, and how he helped shape my life.
Videos are an exciting visual alternative to writing. Visit my YouTube channel for my full set of videos. The channel is set up as community support for metal arts, foldforming, and craft, and exceeded 55,000+ views as of July 2014. SAMPLES:
A note to metalsmiths:
If you've visited this page because you're a metalsmith interested in foldforming, please consider joining Foldforming Central, our global community on Facebook. We have 1200+ members as of July 2014. It's an engaged, friendly group that stays positive and supportive.
You will need evidence of metalsmithing in your Facebook banner or profile pic to join, OR message me (founder/administrator) in FB with your metals background.