The Metal Arts Guild (MAG) is an independent, non-profit, educational organization
of people who are skilled, interested, or share in the production and exhibition of metals.

Our Community

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Everyone is welcome to join: from the beginner to the master craftsperson, teachers and students, metal arts collectors and more. Each member is a vital part of making the Guild work for our community.

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We support the work of outstanding metal artists by organizing exhibitions, lectures, and workshops, awarding an annual MAG Community Project Grant, various student scholarships, and offering resources and opportunities for our members.

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MAG is a 501(c 3) non-profit, all-volunteer-led arts organization, and we rely on your generosity to help us provide metal related events, lectures, workshops, exhibitions and networking mixers to the membership and community.

Featured Member

Each month a new Featured Member is chosen from the completed member profiles on our website. Their interview and work is highlighted on our blog and social media. Visit our archive of past Featured Members.

March 2019

 

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Gail Reid

Website: gailreidstudio.com
Instagram: gailreidstudio

Tell us a little about yourself.

I grew up in the Bay Area and studied photography here. When I moved back years later my interest in sculpture lead me to metalworking classes and I quickly gravitated to forming and raising. I love the challenge of raising a shape, then moving it asymmetrically towards something more interesting. With liquid and powdered enamels, I create layered surfaces to capture action and disruption in the glass. I’m compelled by the combination of a vessel’s controlled shape and strong lines with the chance and chaos of the enamel.

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