Garry Kalajian began blacksmithing full-time in 1993 and currently works out of his studio in Bradford, N.H. producing work based on both historical and original designs. His work is distinguished by its refinement and a faithful application of traditional tools and techniques.
Garry has been a resident artist at Bow Middle School and a teacher at Holderness School and has been awarded seven Traditional Arts Apprenticeship Grants from the New Hampshire State Council on the Arts as Master artist. He demonstrates at public events, including at the League of New Hampshire Craftsmen’s annual fair at Mt. Sunapee State Park since 2000. In 2002 he helped establish the teaching program at Sanborn Mills Farm, and has led workshops for the Ontario Blacksmiths Assoc., in Lerum, Sweden, and at the Adirondack Folk School.
For more information on Garry, visit his website, araratforge.com
7097 Sanborn Road
Loudon, New Hampshire 03307