Illuminations Summer Session

Let there be LIGHTS

This weeklong program surveys the tools at STEAM Studio, giving participants an introduction to the Woodshop, Metalshop and to creating electrical circuits. You will design an image and cut it out on the laser cutter to make a shade for a rice paper lamp, bend steel and weld a pendant lamp, and solder a circuit to create an LED design in a hand sewn pouch.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Physics: Electricity
  • Physics: Light
  • Designing using Inkscape software
  • Use of the laser cutter
  • Safe use of drills, drivers, sanders, welding equipment, grinders, cutters
  • Sewing with conductive thread
Lead Instructor Amelia Pate, always up to something

UNC Asheville STEAM Studio
821 Riverside Dr. Ste 140
Asheville NC 28804

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