Thomas Markusen

Thomas Markusen exemplifies the ranks of artist/craftsmen who are dedicated to the excellence and growth of American metal-smithing.  During the past two decades, Markusen has established himself as a noteworthy and contributing artist, educator and leader among his contemporaries.  The character of his designs reflect the fluid plastic quality of the metal when it is forged and shaped while red hot, and combines various metals and patinas.  His functional objects are collected by individuals, galleries and museums throughout the world.