My work is a meditation on life, communicating my experiences through the forging and fabricating of metal.
I was the scientist in an artistic family, growing up in the burbs of New York City. The first half of my life was spent developing my left brain, as a veterinarian and an environmentalist, growing living (replantable) Christmas trees on my small farm in Tucson.
Denise Edwards started her life with a profound love for animals, especially horses. This is very evident in the pieces she creates currently. Her early love of horses initially manifested in pursuing a career as a farrier. Many of the techniques she learned in building specialty shoes for horses are key in the pieces she creates now.
Flag Forge is a modern blacksmithing shop run by Cathi Borthwick. She creates functional art pieces for the home using traditional and modern blacksmithing methods for working hot steel. Below is some more specific information about Cathi and her work.