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Elizabeth Belz

Memphis, TN
North House Folk School photo of instructor, Elizabeth Belz

Elizabeth Belz is a blacksmith, artist, and educator originally from Stillwater, MN. She was a craft education intern at North House in 2016, and a blacksmithing apprentice at the National Ornamental Metal Museum, in Memphis, TN, 2018-2020. Elizabeth was the resident sculpture artist with the Science Museum of Minnesota in 2017 and has been awarded numerous grants to aid in the production and development of her work. Places of study include: Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Penland School of Craft, Appalachian Center for Craft, Raspberry Island Folk School, and John C. Campbell Folk School. Elizabeth shows and competes internationally in blacksmithing events and has done so for the last four years.

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Current Courses Offered by Elizabeth Belz

Teaser image for <p>Forging Tools for the Kitchen</p>

Forging Tools for the Kitchen

Homemade food deserves hand-forged cutlery! In this introductory blacksmithing course students will make a variety of useful kitchen utensils.  Students will start out making smaller projects on the first day as they learn the fundamentals of managing a coal fire, understanding hammer control and using jigs. The second day students…
Sat, Sep 4th, 2021  –  Sun, Sep 5th, 2021
Instructor: Elizabeth Belz

Past Courses Offered by Elizabeth Belz

Forging Tools for the Kitchen