Blacksmith Roberta Elliott from PhD to Original Artist of Iron

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Roberta Elliott is a Cobden, Illinois based artist working in mild steel. After earning a PhD in physiology, with the specialty in reproductive endocrinology Ms. Elliott took a course in how to shoe horses that changed her life.

Roberta Elliott is a Cobden, Illinois based artist working in mild steel. After earning a PhD in physiology, with the specialty in reproductive endocrinology Ms. Elliott took a course in how to shoe horses that changed her life. Today Roberta is an artist, teacher and designer of original steel art.

“Both the quality of workmanship and design attracted us to Roberta’s work,” states Mr. Peter Gregory, President of BoundlessGallery.com. BoundlessGallery.com (http://www.BoundlessGallery.com) is featuring Ms. Elliott as their artist of the month. “In addition to her repertoire of lamps and furniture, she does wonderful custom architectural work. Her stair rails and window grates are giant works for art for the home,” emphasizes Gregory.

In addition to her career as a working artist, Ms. Elliott teaches classes at John C. Campbell Folk School in Brasstown, NC (http://www.folkschool.org) and Touchstone Center for Crafts in Farmington, PA (http://www.touchstonecrafts.com) with a special emphasis on teaching beginning blacksmiths how the basics of forging and forge welding. She has also demonstrated for Artist Blacksmith Association of America (http://www.abana.org) and several regional groups.

Ms. Elliott’s work is featured at over 20 galleries around the United States. She has won numerous awards including Best of Fine Crafts at Salute to the Masters in Fairview Heights, IL, Best of Show at Old Capitol Art Fair in Springfield, IL, Best of Metal at Krasl Art Show in St. Josepth, MI, and many others.

BoundlessGallery.com is a startup company based in Carbondale, Illinois and founded by Peter Gregory and Todd Clemens in 2003. BoundlessGallery.com is a leading seller of original art on the internet and has a nationwide directory of art gallery locations and show openings. The company has received an investment of angel capital from Humid Town Ventures, LLC.

Peter Gregory is a Carbondale, Illinois based angel investor and software entrepreneur. His angel investment firm Humid Town Ventures, LLC is actively pursuing investment opportunities. Humid Town Ventures, LLC and Southern Tech co-sponsor the annual Southern Angels Business Plan Contest (http://www.southernillinoisangels.com).

If you would like more information about these services or BoundlessGallery.com, call Peter Gregory at (618) 549-7220 or e-mail him at pr@BoundlessGallery.com

http://www.boundlessgallery.com

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