• artist Shirlen Heath

    Shirlen Heath Turns Wood Into Art

    “For me, turning a vessel can be compared to reading a good novel with a surprise ending.” Wood artist Shirlen Heath took up wood-turning after semi-retiring in Mancos, Colorado. He first turned a few small objects on a factory-built lathe, but when he wanted to do larger pieces he built his own lathe that would […]

  • metal cast bowl by Mike Selinsky

    Functional Artwork by Pagosa Springs Master Blacksmith Mike Selinsky

    Owning a piece of custom hand-forged iron work by an American blacksmith is like owning a piece of American history. Mike Selinsky of Colorado Forge, based in Pagosa Springs, Colorado, is an artist and Master Blacksmith who has successfully incorporated the art of blacksmithing into the business of designing and producing superior home furnishings, lighting […]