Cloverdale Forge, Winnipeg, MB: Metal
Venue Section: Eckhardt Hall/Main Floor
Having picked up a hammer up at an early age, Matt Jenkins feels at home in a blacksmith shop. Over the past 25 years, he has honed his skills learning techniques from smiths around North America. In 2009, Matt received an Honorable Mention at the World Forging Championship in Italy and in 2015 Matt took home the first place medal in Drawing and Design. Using hand tools and early industrial equipment, Matt is dedicated to crafting each item by hand giving his creations the timeless feel of handmade work.