Stylized person created with red and yellow painted metal, bent and forged, celebrating the park referred to as Wark Street Commons.
1963 in Surrey, BC
Nancy Powell, also known as Nancy The Blacksmith, began to forge metal as a volunteer at the Sooke Region Museum in 1991. She is a self-taught artist who launched the Black Cat Forge in 1997. Since then custom pieces have been commissioned world-wide including the reknowned Sooke Harbour House, which she became affiliated with in 1998.
1999 - 2005: Artist in Residence, Sooke Harbour House; 2007: Artist of the Month, Sooke Harbour House Gallery.