The Artist-Blacksmith's Association of North America (ABANA)
is dedicated to perpetuating the noble art of blacksmithing. A blacksmith is one who shapes and forges iron with hammer and anvil. ABANA encourages and facilitates the training of blacksmiths; disseminates information about sources of material and equipment; exposes the art of blacksmithing to the public; serves as a center of information about blacksmithing for the general public, architects, interior designers, and other interested parties.

ABANA 2018 Conference

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ABANA 2014 Conference Gallery

Conference Gallery

The Gallery  in the Exhibition Hall at the Delaware State Fairgrounds will be open to the public to showcase the work of our members.

If you're attending the conference (or even if you aren't) please consider submitting an example or two of your work to the gallery.

We're not only looking for items to display but also donated items for the conference auction.

Click here to download the Gallery Application Package: Gallery Application and Agreement