Elizabeth Belz

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Elizabeth Belz is a blacksmith, educator and the owner of Black Widow Forge, LLC located in Grand Marais, MN. She was the blacksmithing apprentice at the Metal Museum in Memphis, TN for two years where she trained under master metalsmith Jim Masterson. Elizabeth was a craft education intern at North House Folk School, Grand Marais, Minn, in 2016, and a resident artist with the Science Museum of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN, in 2017. Elizabeth has shown her work, competed and taught blacksmithing throughout the United States and internationally and is currently an Arrowmont 2021-22 Artist in Residence.


Forged Steel Sculpture

Discover how blacksmithing can be an expressive, sculptural medium with a focus on design, connections, surface texture, and finishing techniques. Whether it’s the first time you’ve worked at the forge […]

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