Blacksmith Douglas Morlock - Folk Artist-in-Residence 2017
Douglas Morlock has been a full-time blacksmith since 2003. Originally a goldsmith, forging iron and steel became the beating heart of his work with his first day at the anvil.
As a craft that descends unbroken from antiquity, the creative paths of the blacksmith are infinite, encompassing every era and school.
With a focus on fine tools and functional art wrought to the highest standard, Morlock seeks to forge a connection between the tactile depth of pre-industrial craft and our digital present.
Fire and Steel
On Exhibit: September 20 to December 24
Opening Reception: Saturday, September 23, 1 to 4 p.m.
Blacksmith/Whitesmith – Douglas Morlock
May 10, 7 p.m. $5 plus HST
Special Guest Lecturer
September 28, 7 p.m. $5 plus HST
The Muse of Fire – Douglas Morlock
October 19, 7 p.m. $5 plus HST
Workshops – Pre-registration required:
Forging a Dragon – March Break workshop for kids ages 10 plus
March 17, 1 p.m. $15 plus HST
Blacksmith Skills – Level One
June 10-11, $175 plus HST
Tool Making Intermediate – Level Two
October 21-22, $175 plus HST
Master Class - Elmer Roush
August 4-6, $225 plus HST
Blacksmiths at Work
May 27, 1 to 4 p.m.
July 22, 1 to 4 p.m.
September 30, 1 to 4 p.m.