Demo Date/Time: March 7th, 2015, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 pm
Location: Demonstration Room, Mann Tool and Supply
As a native Atlantan, Peggy E. Schmid, watched the city of Atlanta grow from a small town into a thriving metropolis. Most of her life has been spent in and around the Atlanta area.
After working in the private sector for many years, she returned to college. At the age of 35, she obtained her degree in Fine Arts from The Atlanta College of Art, (SCAD), with a major in Sculpture in 1990. It was her lifelong dream to become an artist. She also trained as an Art Educator at Georgia State University where she was an Honor’s Society Student.
Ms. Schmid produced several major sculptural works in her career including; the Pinwheel Project for the Artist Complex, “Tula” in Buckhead, and large scale sculptural pieces for the movie “Freejack”, produced by Morgan Creek Productions. Her drawings were featured by the Gorilla Girls in Chicago and at ABC No-Rio in New York City.
Presently, Ms. Schmid is a member of The American Association of Woodturners and is an active member of The Georgia Association of Woodturners. She has previously served on the board of the Apple Ridge Woodturners.
Ms. Schmid demonstrates woodturning for many of the clubs in and around Georgia and is a frequent demonstrator at the trade shows for woodworking and turning.
The woodturnings of Ms. Schmid may be found in private and corporate collections throughout the country.
Date: Friday, March 6th - 8:00 am
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