With a nickname like “The Steel City”, it’s no wonder Birmingham is home to a thriving metalworking scene. I reached out to 5 Birmingham metalworkers to learn more about their craft. Keep reading to see where they find inspiration and learn where you can get started.
1. Julie Carpenter
Julie Carpenter learned to weld and cast metal when she was studying at the University of Montevallo. Ever since, she’s incorporated both processes into her artistic craft.
For one of her recent commissions, she welded an arrangement of vibrant flowers. This Birmingham metalworker makes a variety of works including intricate jewelry.
“I have been inspired by the intricacies of form and color in…