Adam Whitney – Penland, NC
Adam Whitney is a Metalsmith who currently resides in Penland NC where he is a Penland Resident Artist. He has worked & lived throughout the United States and abroad obtaining experience from a range of projects and teaching. At his studio he spends his time hammering sheet metal into volumetric forms, constantly exploring the possibilities of silversmithing and pushing his understanding and knowledge of the craft. When not in his studio Adam travels to work on projects and to teach workshops, bringing his passion for Metalsmithing to wherever he goes.
Adam received his BFA in Crafts / Materials Studies from Virginia Commonwealth University where he concentrated in Metalsmithing. He has worked as a bench jeweler at Dransfield Jewelers, Metals Studio Coordinator at Penland School of Crafts, taught Jewelry Design at Raffles College in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, and now runs his own studio, AW Metalsmith.