top of page
Anna_Koplik_Scissor handles3_2019_steel.
PV_Sean Fitzsimmons_2021.jpg

       Anna R. Koplik graduated with a BFA in Jewelry from Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, NY where she discovered her love for metalwork and forging. After graduating in 2015 she shifted her focus to blacksmithing and began traveling, working at crafts schools and as a journeyman architectural smith, teaching blacksmithing workshops, and going on adventures whenever possible. She has a passion for educating and showing beginner smiths the many different possibilities blacksmithing has to offer. Her personal work focuses mainly on tool and utensil making, and combining functionality with a refined, delicate aesthetic.

        Anna has worked at Peters Valley School of Craft, Atlas Forge, Touchstone Center for Crafts, Spirit Ironworks, Center for Metal Arts, Davis Metalsmiths, Caleb Kullman Studio, Michael Bondi Metal Design, and MDO Welding and Fabrication. She has taught at a variety of craft schools, including Penland School of Crafts, Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, and John C. Campbell Folk School.

Photo by Sean Fitzsimmons

Photo by Jarrod Bunk

Photo by Patrick Quinn

Spirit_Joey Lech4_2019.jpeg

Photo by Joseph Lech

bottom of page