Mesalands students pour 5,600 pounds of iron at event

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Thomas Garcia An event record 5,600 pounds of iron was poured Friday night at the 14th annual Mesalands Community College’s Iron Pour, according to D’Jean Jawrunner, fine arts/faculty director at Mesalands. “The overall excess was very well,” Jawrunner said. “All the molds were filled and no one was hurt.” Jawrunner said she gauges the success […]

Mesalands hosting iron pour course

QCS staff report Mesalands Community College is hosting its annual iron pour 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Sunday through March 10. Thirty-five students from at least eight different states will be coming to participate in a one-week course to create sculptures and translate them into cast iron pieces of art. “We have artists that not only return […]

Iron pour brings diverse crowd to Mesalands

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Thomas Garcia Students and guests of Mesalands Community Colleges’ fine arts program prepared for the college’s annual iron pour Tuesday. The event marks a stimulation of creative freedom, a collaboration of expression, all in the wake of pouring molten iron into unique pieces of art. The different styles of artwork, which will take form on […]

Iron pour attracts artists to Mesalands

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By QCS Staff Artist Eric Wolfe sculpts his zia-inspired woman in preparation for the Mesalands Community College iron pour on Friday. Wolfe is one of 11 art students from Adams State College in Alamosa, Colo., who have joined this year’s pour. About 40 artists from both coasts, Alaska and North Carolina, and in between have […]

Art op-pour-tunity

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By Chelle Delaney: QCS Staff By this morning, the fires will have subsided. From beginners to the well-seasoned veterans, they are all planning to gather to see what shapes will emerge from the cooled iron. About 40 artists attended this year’s iron pour, said D’Jean Jawrunner, artist and art faculty at Mesalands Community College. There […]

Tucumcari holds annual iron pour

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Tova Fruchtman:Quay County Sun Soft voices filled the air in the room. Some sat alone working on wax sculptures, others ate beans, fruit, salad or peanuts, and still others talked quietly about their pieces. For seven years artists from around the country have come to Tucumcari to create metal works of art. Friday was the […]

Artists pour iron

TV Hagenah The scene on the south side of the Mesalands Community College art room on Friday afternoon and evening looked more like some sort of post-apocalyptic film rather than a place of art. One almost expected to see Mad Max step out from the shadows as fire belched toward the sky and people ran […]