A leading international scholar in the discipline of Artist Blacksmithing. Leading the BA (Hons) course in Artist Blacksmithing at Hereford College of Arts, she has curated national and international exhibitions and is a council member of the British Artist Blacksmiths Association. As part of her research and teaching practice, she has co-designed an innovative MA course in Contemporary Crafts –
Professor Heiner Zimmermann
An ambassador of his craft and among the most renowned designers and artists worldwide. Heiner finished his formal training 1991 and since 2009 has held a Professorship in Metal Art at HDK University of Gothenburg in Sweden
Elspeth Bennie is a sculpture graduate of the Glasgow School of Art and St Martins in London. Her practice encompasses work ranging from the day to day staples of the working blacksmith to collaborative public art projects.
Jokum Lind Jensen
In 2010 Jokum undertook the BA and then the MA degree courses at Steneby in Sweden. Jokum now resides back in Denmark, where he works on a wide range of projects involving restoration, contemporary artist blacksmithing, and public art.
For nine years between his bachelor’s and master’s degrees Chris worked in many studios with inspiring metal artists and designers around the western US and Europe. In 2012 he earned an MFA in Arts and Craft with a specialisation in metal and public space from Gothenburg University in Sweden.