Resident Artist

Gabriel Craig, Altruist no. 3, 2009. Recycled silver, gold, and citrine. Photo by the artist.

Gabriel Craig

Medium: Metalsmith
Residency: January 1, 2009–
December 31, 2009

www.gabrielcraigmetalsmith.com
www.conceptualmetalsmithing.com

Gabriel Craig is a metalsmith, writer, and craft activist. His studio work has been exhibited nationally and internationally since 2006, and his writing has appeared in Metalsmith and American Craft magazines. In addition to founding his own blog, Conceptual Metalsmithing, in 2008, Craig is the Editor-in-Chief of the forthcoming National Student Craft Zine. In 2008, he received a graduate research grant from the Center for Craft, Creativity & Design to pursue research on 19th Century ironwork. Craig received his BFA in Metals/Jewelry from Western Michigan University in 2006 and his MFA in Jewelry and Metalworking from Virginia Commonwealth University in 2009. He is also an adjunct faculty memberin Metalsat Houston Community College. Together with his partner, Amy Weiks, Craig shared a studio at HCCC through August of 2010.

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The Artist Residency Program is designed to offer time and space for craft artists to focus on their creative work and interact with the public. The program supports emerging, mid-career, and established artists working in all craft media, including but not limited to clay, fiber, glass, metal, wood and mixed media.

The application for the 2025 – 2026 cycle opens January 1, 2025. It’s free to apply!

The Artist Residency Program is designed to offer time and space for craft artists to focus on their creative work and interact with the public. The program supports emerging, mid-career, and established artists working in all craft media, including but not limited to clay, fiber, glass, metal, wood and mixed media.

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