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Program 814

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Friday, January 20, 2006
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Ironhorse Forge

This episode of Mixed Media salutes the art of metalwork. We begin with a visit to Ironhorse Forge in Lexington, where college friends and kindred craftsmen Chris Casey and Tony Higdon fabricate fine metal work for both aesthetic and practical purposes. After graduating with art degrees from the University of Kentucky, Tony and Chris followed divergent paths. Tony developed his skills at the forge and as a blacksmith, while Chris practiced metal framing and structural production. In 1999, the two friends reunited to create Ironhorse Forge, fusing the ageless techniques of Old World masters with an avant-garde aesthetic and new technologies. By combining the art of metalwork with a wide variety of materials, including glass, stone, wood, cloth, and leather, they create unique and functional works of art.

Next, tinsmith Randy Hulsey discusses his art and his passion for participating in Civil War reenactments. His efforts to keep the artistry of 18th- and 19th-century tinsmiths alive have resulted in many beautiful examples of self-expression, created using the techniques of the past. He demonstrates his skills at a reenactment at Camp Nelson, just south of Nicholasville.

The final metal artist for the day is sculptor Bryan Holden, whose works have appeared in private and corporate collections around the country and in Europe and Canada. Our visit includes a look around Bryan’s workshop and a mini-tour of Louisville to see some of his completed pieces.

The musical performances for this episode are some powerful gospel-jazz tunes from Louisville bassist Paul Bennett and his 2nd Chance Band, plus an acoustic selection from legendary Louisville trio the Cumberlands.





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