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Elizabeth Belz

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. Elizabeth’s website www.elizabethbelz.com

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Current Courses Offered by Elizabeth Belz

2 Days
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Forging Tools for the Kitchen

In this class students will start out making smaller projects the first day as they learn the fundamentals of managing a coal fire, understanding hammer control and using jigs. The second day students will continue to refine their skills with a couple more complicated projects and free time to explore…
Tue, Jun 30th, 2020  –  Wed, Jul 1st, 2020
9am-5pm
Instructor: Elizabeth Belz