Nana Schowalter ~ Sculptor



Nana Schowalter's Blacksmith Shop Nana Schowalter has a background in fine art, earning an MFA degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1987, with an emphasis on sculpture. She was first introduced to blacksmithing in 1984. Nana's work includes interior sculpture, garden sculpture, and commission work. She combines iron, copper, and brass in works inspired by the images of ancient cultures from around the world. She has exhibited and taught nationally. Nana lives in rural southwestern Wisconsin and works in the original Postville Blacksmith Shop, built in 1856.
Nana Schowalter's Blacksmith Shop Education
Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design

University of Wisconsin-Madison, B.S., M.F.A.

Working artist specializing in hot forged and fabricated steel sculpture