FireFest 2019

FireFest 2019
April 5 & 6  
STARworks | Star, NC 
Daily Pass $5 | Children 12 & under FREE  
FireFest, a two-day festival celebrating the role of fire in the creation of art, will be held at STARworks in Star, NC, Guest artists will create art, hold slide shows and participate in finale events involving fire. 
Ceramic artist Michael Sherrill will create a large ceramic sculpture that will be fired during the festival and revealed when it has reached peak firing temperature and is still aflame during the Saturday night finale. Glass artist Dave Walters will perform a hot glass presentation. Metal artist Mac Metz will lead an iron pour with special guest Joe Bigley. Other special guest artists include glass artists Nancy Callan, John Littleton and Kate Vogel, metal artists Andrew Dohner and Zack Noble, and ceramic artist Eric Knoche.
FireFest attendees can try working with hot glass, metal or clay at STARworks Open Studios, Friday evening. More in-depth workshops in each medium will be offered Saturday.

New for FireFest this year is Coffee with FireFest Artists on Saturday morning from 10 - 11:30am. The $50 registration fee includes coffee, pastries, FireFest admission and a handmade mug of your choice to keep. Proceeds support the STARworks Resident Artist programs. It's a wonderful opportunity to get to know the incredible FireFest guest artists.

Other activities include an art sale, a Kids Draw It, We Make It glassblowing demo, live music by The Radio, locally-brewed beer and food vendors. Finale events, slide shows, demonstrations, live entertainment and observing artists at work is included in the price of admission.

Event Details

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Capacity Unlimited
Individual Price Free