Addison de Lisle

Addison de Lisle earned his BFA in Metalsmithing and Jewelry at the Maine College of Art in 2011.  After a class at the Haystack Mountain School of Craft, he was inspired to explore blacksmithing and apprenticed at Wilson Forge on Little Deer Isle, Maine.  In 2014 he was awarded a year-long fellowship in architectural ironwork at the Fondation de Coubertin in France, and following this program he enrolled in Southern Illinois University Carbondale, where he received his MFA in Blacksmithing and Metalsmithing in 2018. de Lisle exhibits work nationally and internationally, and has led workshops at the Haystack Mountain School of Craft, the American College of the Building Arts, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, and the Maine College of Art. He is currently an Assistant Professor of Blacksmithing at the American College of the Building Arts and maintains an independent studio practice in Charleston, South Carolina. Addison’s Website Instagram: @de_lisle_iron