Remember MetalUrge? The city-wide celebration of all things metal lasted through summer and ranged from gallery shows to live aluminum pouring in Tollefson Plaza. Well, one unexpected offshoot of MetalUrge is that a local metal artist has set up permanent shop on St. Helens Avenue, offering sales, shows and classes.
Amy Reeves, who teaches metalwork at Pratt Fine Arts Center in Seattle and MetroParks in Tacoma, as well as up and down the West Coast, was inspired by the interest in MetalUrge to have a permanent home in Tacoma.
Says Reeves: “I have been thinking about starting my own jewelry …