Tom Joyce

Tom Joyce is a blacksmith who works in Santa Fe, NM. At the age of 13, he became an apprentice to a blacksmith and at 16 he dropped out of school to dedicate his life to metalsmithing.

Tom constructs in iron to express the landscape through classical and contemporary forging techniques. He creates architectural blacksmithing pieces like gates as well as lighting fixtures. He was awarded the MacArthur Foundation Fellowship in 2003 and was an artist in residence at Kohler Arts/Industry Program’s factory in Wisconsin.