Contemporary metalwork by blacksmiths Michael Calnan & Gunvor Anhøj. Our Studio is based in the grounds of Russborough House, Co. Wicklow, Ireland where we forge bronze, iron and steel. Calnan & Anhøj's work can be found in collections of the OPW, Department of Foreign Affairs, Crafts Council of Ireland and many private collections. Recent commissions include creating 'The Saint Patrick' for the New York City Saint Patrick Day Foundation, this years recipients include Senator George J. Mitchell and other honorees who played a similar significant role in the Irish peace process. We also forged awards for Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur Competition 2014 & 2015 and for Volkswagen Gold Pin Celebration 2013. Calnan & Anhoj are award winning blacksmiths: The Stanley Allcard Cup for 'outstanding ability in the craft of the blacksmith' awarded by The Worshipful Company of Blacksmiths (UK). 1st price at the National Crafts Awards, by the Royal Dublin Society. The 2015 Mill Cove Award, awarded for 'a sculpture of distinction' by The Mill Cove Gallery at the Sculpture in Context Exhibition.
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