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Elizabeth Brim

Elizabeth Brim is a blacksmith as well as a teacher, living in western North Carolina. She’s best known for feminine imagery in her ironwork.

A native of Columbus, Georgia, she graduated with an MFA in printmaking before studying and working with a variety of materials at the Penland School of Crafts in North Carolina. Quite unexpectedly, she fell in love with iron.

With a unique juxtaposition of the feminine and the ferrous, Brim transforms the frilly dresses, fairy tales, and gender expectations of her childhood into remarkable works of social commentary.