Eric A.O., in Amherst Massachusetts is working pro bono to restore a 1975 film of 88 years-young proprietor, J. C. Ashley, of a 3rd-generation N. E. workshop. Feature-length and rare living history film. A fundraiser is underway to help him complete this project. J. C. Ashley was the quintessential village smithy and foster of blacksmithing, who […]
Forging on the Faultline California Blacksmith Association will be hosting the 2015 Western States Blacksmith Conference Concurrent with the CBA Spring Conference April 23 through 26 at the San Benito County Fairgrounds Hollister, California For the latest updates go to this Event’s Page HERE Demonstrators Alfred Bullerman (Germany) – www.bullerman.de Scott Lankton (Michigan) – www.lanktonmetaldesign.com […]
ABANA has just put out a CALL FOR NOMINATIONS for the 2015 Alex Bealer Award. Please send your nominations to Peter A. Renzetti at the address noted on the enclosed letter or firstname.lastname@example.org by April 1, 2015. Thank you for your time in considering a worthy blacksmith for this prestigious award given by ABANA.
The 16th Annual Oregon Winter Festival 2015, the largest Winter Festival on the West Coast, will showcase the third year of the Fire Pit Competition. With a tradition of showcasing Ice Sculpture, we now invite the Northwest Arts Community to submit creative ideas utilizing fire. The accepted submissions will displayed over the three day Festival, […]
The NWBA has a lot to offer in the coming weeks… October: October Mentoring Center Monthly Event: Jeff Holtby, of Arcane Metal Arts, brings a great and unique demonstration to our Mentoring Center, Longview, WA: Forging a simple padlock and key. There will be a 3 hour demonstration beginning at 9AM, followed by lunch break […]
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Did you know… Pratt offers fully equipped professional studios for you to rent and work in? All you have to bring is your creativity. We offer an inviting place for artists to work independently in a community environment. Fuel your creativity — meet like-minded artists, exchange ideas and get inspired at Pratt. If someone is […]