Steven Richardson’s highly successful Art of Horology project was born in 2008. With the dual aim of teaching the history of how man has kept time through the centuries, along with the actual practical craft of watchmaking. Richardson’s intensive hands-on workshops encourage sharp mental focus, dexterity, self-esteem, patience, a sense of self-worth, and accomplishment in students – important life skills they can harness for success.
While the art of watchmaking is an age-old craft, Richardson believes there is strong demand for this highly skilled trade and has dedicated his talents to fostering and mentoring a new generation of American watchmakers through his Art of Horology project. Already, he has seen six young graduates from Riverside high school through their first apprenticeship