rodes smithey

Discover Workshops for 2018!
Join Rand and Holly Smithey in the exploration of art making! We welcome you to discover and engage in wide ranging creative processes in our studios!
"Thank you opening up your shop / studio for a very rewarding and enjoyable day! I thought you both did an excellent job of demonstrating, encouraging practice, minimizing any beginner anxiety and keeping the atmosphere positive and effervescent. You are both natural teachers! "
"Thank you so much for an awesome welding experience. Your patience, expertise, and fun selves made for a great & memorable day."
Weld and Torch Design
Starting with sheet steel we will discuss design possibilities that pertain to this type of metalwork, learn use of plasma torch, practice MIG welding, talk about safety, and introduce other various fabricating techniques. After your practice sessions you will have access to our large and varied supply of metal stock from which you will create your artwork.
Materials and supplies are included in workshop fee. Additional information will be sent prior to worksop to ignite your creative ideas!
2 day workshop:
August 25 - 26, 2018 (9am - 4pm)
6 participants
Private Workshops:
In addition to our scheduled workshops we welcome private workshops for individuals or small groups. Please email Holly at or phone her at 541-280-5635 to schedule a private workshop.
1 Day Welding Workshop:
We offer a special 1 day private welding workshop for your group of 4 participants on your date ($185 per person materials and supplies included).
How to register for workshops:
Please email Holly at and she will send you a registration form. You can also reach her at 541-280-5635 with questions regarding workshops etc.
Registrations are accepted on first-come basis. Workshop enrollment is limited. Wait list will be added when needed.
Cancellation Policy:
Canceling a registration 15+ days prior to workshop = 100% deposit refund.
Canceling a registration within 14 days of workshop results in 50% refund of total fee.
Rodes Smithey Studio may cancel a workshop 14 days prior to start date if enrollment is too low. 100% refunded if this occurs.
Workshops are led by both Rand and Holly Smithey at their studio in Bend, OR. They are multi media artists and look forward to sharing their creative sprit with you.

Rodes Smithey Studio. The home of Artists' Rand Scot Smithey and Holly Rodes Smithey.