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Elizabeth Belz

Memphis, TN
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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 Belt Making: Forge and Stitch

Belt Making: Forge and Stitch

Sure, there are many ways to keep your pants on, but a handmade belt and hand-forged buckle is…
Fri, Jul 22nd, 2022  –  Sun, Jul 24th, 2022
9am-5pm each day
Instructors: Elizabeth Belz, Sam Gathje
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Forged Cooking Utensils: At the Grill and in the Kitchen

Explore blacksmithing or develop your skills at the forge to create your own cooking utensils. In…
Fri, Sep 9th, 2022  –  Sun, Sep 11th, 2022
9am-5pm each day
Instructor: Elizabeth Belz
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Forging Garden Tools

With gardens in full swing, be prepared to tackle weeds with your very own handmade gardening tools!…
Fri, Jul 15th, 2022  –  Sun, Jul 17th, 2022
9am-5pm each day
Instructor: Elizabeth Belz
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Womxns Blacksmithing

This 3-day class is an introduction to forging taught by a female identifying smith as an…
Fri, Sep 2nd, 2022  –  Sun, Sep 4th, 2022
9am-5pm each day
Instructor: Elizabeth Belz

Past Courses Offered by Elizabeth Belz

Forging Tools for the Kitchen

Forging Tools for the Kitchen