FEATURED IN FORGE EPISODE

FORGE: Exceptional artists forging metal magically transformed by fire. Featuring silversmith Chloe Darke, Old Newbury Crafters, artist Tom Pullin, Corcoran College of Art + Design, and sculptor Albert Paley.

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CHLOE DARKE

SILVERSMITH CHLOE DARKE WORKING AT OLD NEWBURY CRAFTERS, Forge episode
SILVERSMITH CHLOE DARKE WORKING AT OLD NEWBURY CRAFTERS, PHOTO: MARK MARKLEY

Chloe Darke produces hand-wrought silver place settings for Old Newbury Crafters in Massachusetts, where her daily work reinforces and informs her personal work, which centers on the female form and aesthetic.

ALBERT PALEY

SCULPTOR ALBERT PALEY IN HIS ROCHESTER, NY STUDIO,  FORGE episode
SCULPTOR ALBERT PALEY IN HIS ROCHESTER, NY STUDIO, PHOTO: MARK MARKLEY

Albert Paley is ranked among the most successful and prolific sculptors in America, and his work has evolved through time and technology to a monumental scale. From the first mental image, to drawings, to cardboard models, to CAD (computer-aided design) maquette, to final multi-story welded steel sculpture, the hand is still his most important tool. Join Paley as he prepares for Paley on Park Avenue, the most ambitious project of his 50-year career.

TOM PULLIN

VETERAN AND ARTIST TOM PULLIN WITH HIS WORK AT THE CORCORAN GALLERY OF ART, FORGE episode
VETERAN AND ARTIST TOM PULLIN WITH HIS WORK AT THE CORCORAN GALLERY OF ART, PHOTO: MARK MARKLEY

Tom Pullin served in the U.S. Army for almost 25 years and he brings his team-oriented service background to his art. Elemental and visceral, the practice of metal forging empowered him to make peace with a haunting, emotional past, as the act of “making” is itself healing.