Kaviar Forge & Gallery includes the professional forge of sculptor & blacksmith Craig Kaviar. The fine art & craft gallery displays over one-hundred local, regional, and national artists. Kaviar Gallery provides rotating exhibits of fine, hand-crafted works in metal, ceramics, fiber art, glass, wood, and jewelry. In addition, the Gallery displays fine art painting and sculpture. The Gallery is committed to facilitating support for the regional artistic community by providing opportunities for new and emerging artists to display their work along with well seasoned artists who continue to perfect their craft.
Tour the Kaviar Forge and learn about the basics of the art of blacksmithing. Observe how cool, classical works are created in the inferno of a fully functional forge as master blacksmith, Craig Kaviar, reveals a behind-the-scenes look into the blazing world of metal! Experience the heat of the flame as iron is softened to 3000 degrees in our eco-friendly forge fueled by waste vegetable oil then fashioned into individual creations. Tours include a DVD media pesentation introducing the work of a blacksmith followed by a live forging demonstration and a question and answer session. At the completion of the Forge Tour participants are invited to visit the Kaviar Art & Fine Crafts Gallery.