Maker-in-Residence Schedule

Maker in Residence Geoff Davis Schedule

Maker-in-Residence Schedule

Geoff Davis Maker SpaceBy: Katelyn Coyne

Nationally recognized folk artist and Hamilton County native Geoff Davis will be joining Inspire studio as maker-in-residence for September, October, and November. Geoff draws from a wide variety of traditional disciplines to create striking carved sculptures and ukuleles. A career educator, Geoff is looking forward to sharing his insights and techniques to Inspire patrons.

Join Davis, for a slew of exciting learning opportunities including open studio hours, ongoing collaborative projects and a few classes. See his November schedule below:

November 2018


Nov. 6
12:00-5:00

Maker-in-Residence: Open Studio Wood Carving

Join Ignite Studio’s maker-in-residence, Geoff Davis, for an interactive wood carving demonstration. Learn about the art of hand wood carving while you try your hand with the tools and investigate the process at various stages.


Nov. 8
2:00-8:30

Maker-in-Residence: Open Studio Canjo Project

Join Ignite Studio’s maker-in-residence, Geoff Davis, for an interactive instrument building project. Interact with Davis as he builds an instrument in his studio, learn about his process, and make your own canjo—a simple one-string instrument that utilizes a can as a resonator. This experience is recommended for ages 8 and up.


Nov. 11
1:30-5:30

Maker-in-Residence: Ongoing Soprano Ukulele Build

Join Ignite Studio’s maker-in-residence, Geoff Davis, in a collaborative, ongoing project. Watch as Davis works through plans, jigs, and fixtures to build a new soprano ukulele over 4 different sessions. Patrons may drop-in to discuss his process and help complete steps with Davis’s guidance. Drop-in Nov. 11, 13, 15 or 26 to see this project reach completion. This experience is recommended for ages 13 and up.


Nov. 13
7:00-8:30

Maker-in-Residence: Ongoing Soprano Ukulele Build

Join Ignite Studio’s maker-in-residence, Geoff Davis, in a collaborative, ongoing project. Watch as Davis works through plans, jigs, and fixtures to build a new soprano ukulele over 4 different sessions. Patrons may drop-in to discuss his process and help complete steps with Davis’s guidance. Drop-in Nov. 11, 13, 15 or 26 to see this project reach completion. This experience is recommended for ages 13 and up.


Nov. 13
6:00-8:30

Maker-in-Residence: Ongoing Soprano Ukulele Build

Join Ignite Studio’s maker-in-residence, Geoff Davis, in a collaborative, ongoing project. Watch as Davis works through plans, jigs, and fixtures to build a new soprano ukulele over 4 different sessions. Patrons may drop-in to discuss his process and help complete steps with Davis’s guidance. Drop-in Nov. 11, 13, 15 or 26 to see this project reach completion. This experience is recommended for ages 13 and up.


Nov. 23
10:00-4:00

Maker-in-Residence: Black Friday Toboggan Build

Join Ignite Studio’s maker-in-residence, Geoff Davis, in a collaborative, ongoing project. Watch as Davis, his students and community woodworkers come together to mill, bend and assemble a toboggan in one day. sculptures and ukuleles. A career educator, Geoff is looking forward to sharing his insights and techniques to Inspire patrons. This experience is recommended for ages 13 and up.


Nov. 24
10:00-4:00

Join Ignite Studio’s maker-in-residence, Geoff Davis, in a collaborative, ongoing project. Watch as Davis, his students and community woodworkers come together to mill, bend and assemble a toboggan in one day. Patrons may drop-in to discuss his process and help complete steps with Davis’s guidance. This experience is recommended for ages 13 and up.


Nov. 27
1:00-5:00

Maker-in-Residence: Open Studio Celebration

Join Ignite Studio’s inaugural maker-in-residence, Geoff Davis, for an informal gathering to celebrate the completion of his term in the new space. Tour his studio, see his artwork and enjoy demonstrations of his wood-working practice. Patrons who have participated in any of his experiences this fall are encouraged to return and share their work!



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