The metal fabrication classes take place in our welding shop. Our well-equipped shop includes: Oxy/Acetylene, MIG, and TIG welders, plasma cutter, chop saw, bench shear, bench grinder, drill press, belt sander, hand tools, hand and air grinders, safety clothing, welding and grinding hoods.
Qualified technical instructors are on duty at all times during every class. Due to the large amount of technical instruction required, students are requested to start their studies at the beginning of each month.
Natsuki Takauji studied creative writing at Waseda University in Japan (B.L.A.), and sculpture and painting at the Art Students League of New York. She was a participant in the Model to Monument program (2013–14) and a recipient of the Nessa Cohen Grant (2014). Her work has been shown at Venice Architecture Biennale, Berkeley College Gallery, Noho Gallery, Rye Town Park, Riverside Park and more. Her fisrt curation was the exhibition METAL at Governors Island presented by Sculptos Alliance in 2017. She is a member of National Association of Women Artists. She has been a welding technician since 2013. www.natsukitakauji.com