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michael claeys
Brooklyn , NY
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Membership: apprentice
Medium: Metal
Location City: brooklyn
Location State: ny
Will travel?: Yes
Travel Distance: within 5
Duration: any

Skills to Offer:

video producer, editor, cinematographer, welding experience, illustrating, painting, woodworking, carving, general fabrication, handyman, photographer

Description of Apprenticeship:

After graduating from art school 8 years ago I've pursued a career within the entertainment industry as a video producer.. shooting directing and editing everything from commercials to reality television and everything in between. While I enjoy this field very much, it has unfortunately taken me further and further away from my true passion.. working with my hands and bringing my imagination to life without having to rely on anyone but myself! Though I've had a couple studios over the past few years to make my art on the side, I've ultimately lacked the proper tools/facilities to work uninhibited.. specifically with regards to metal fabrication and wood working. At this point the ideas are bursting out of me and the frustrations are too much to handle!
What I'm looking for is a mentor who can take me under his/her wing and expose me to the many fabrication processes I'm dying to be a part of again.. casting, pouring, all types of welding, carving, latex, foam, wood, armatures etc… while giving me a space to occasionally work.
In exchange, not only will I be eager to help with anything and everything you may need as an artist, hard worker, and general handyman.. but I will happily offer up my professional skills as a video producer. In other words, I can produce, shoot, and edit any videos you may like to have.. from gallery openings and shows to full blown documentaries and archival footage of your process. (I've worked everywhere from MTV to NBC and you can check out my videos at MikeClaeys.com)

So that's that- I look forward to hearing from you and I hope this is the start of something great!


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