Barry Wheeler, Artist Blacksmith
Clip: Season 3 | 7m 30s
Barry Wheeler is a fourth-generation blacksmith who learned his art from his maternal grandfather who was a machinist. At age five he made his first blacksmithing piece. In 2001, he began focusing on artistic blacksmithing by creating small reproductions of cannons and tanks that shoot. Additional creations are whimsical, kinetic, three-dimensional forms that interact with the viewer.
Aired: 02/23/18Video has closed captioning.