Mikey Kelly

2014-03-09T17:12:12+00:00March 9th, 2014|Metal|

Mikey Kelly received his Masters in Fine Art from Cranbrook Academy of Art and his work has been exhibited at Franklin Parrasch Gallery in New York City as well as the 2012 and 2013 exhibitions of Art on F1rst in downtown Napa, CA. [...]

John Running

2012-10-02T02:33:42+00:00October 2nd, 2012|Metal|

John Running never lost the creativity that was nurtured as a child while working in his parent’s art studio. “Paper, paints and artsy things were always available to me,” he recalls. Later, John joined the family’s stationery and art print business as a manager and [...]

Asa Hoyt

2011-07-06T16:05:32+00:00July 6th, 2011|Metal|

Working primarily in metal, incorporating wood, glass and clay, Asa Hoyt forges furniture, sculpture and architectural elements at his Northeast Minneapolis studio. He is the founder and creator of the Minneapolis/St. Paul Sculpture Grotto, an urban sculpture park and performance venue, and serves [...]

Wayne Potratz

2011-02-22T20:53:50+00:00February 22nd, 2011|Metal|

Sculptor Wayne Potratz is a nationally and internationally recognized master of metal casting techniques whose work has been exhibited in major galleries and museums around the world. A St. Paul native, he taught studio arts at the University of Minnesota for over three decades and [...]

Tom Christiansen

2011-02-22T20:51:22+00:00February 22nd, 2011|Metal|

Abstract, kinetic, figurative and functional pieces are all in the repertoire of Minnesota metal artist Tom Christiansen. At work in his North Shore foundry, Tom crafts everything from cast bronze sculpture – commissioned to pair with a piece by the late master Paul Granlund – [...]

Lisa Elias

2011-02-22T20:50:57+00:00February 22nd, 2011|Metal|

Using traditional blacksmithing techniques, Minneapolis metal artist Lisa Elias creates functional sculptures for home and garden in an elegant, organic style that is inspired by the Art Nouveau movement of the early 20th century. Lisa draws on simple forms to create a wide [...]

Kevin Loughran

2011-02-22T20:50:23+00:00February 22nd, 2011|Metal|

At his studio in Gaviota, CA, Kevin Loughran crafts switchplates and accessories that beautifully combine art and function. His line of House Jewelry is suited to a variety of decorating schemes. Fashioned from copper, brass and aluminum using hydro-forming, hammering and etching techniques, these pieces [...]

Patrick Meyer

2011-02-22T20:49:57+00:00February 22nd, 2011|Metal|

After completing his studies in art and design at the Ecole des Beaux Arts in Paris, Patrick Meyer began his career as a jewelry designer. Working in collaboration with French fashion houses including Guy Laroche, Charles Jourdan, Hanae Mori and Paco Rabanne, he created functional [...]