Will Maguire is a contemporary blacksmith and sculptor. He works with hot steel, forging and manipulating it, striving to create forms that are beautiful, genuine and new.

Based in the beautiful surrounds of New South Wales Hunter Valley Will is a one of very few contemporary blacksmiths in Australia utilising contemporary design and traditional skills learnt from masters overseas.

Will works in steel as well as stainless steel, brass, bronze, copper and timber.

Specialising in:

Architectural design works – Gates and stair railings transforming your property into a truly pleasurable living space.

Public Art – Interesting, though provoking public art designed for specific locations.

Interior design works – Original tables and lighting making your home or office memorable and enjoyable.

Sculpture and wall sculpture – bringing some life to dreary places.

Individual commissions – turning your creative ideas into a lasting legacy

In Australia contemporary design in forged ironwork is a new exciting take on the blacksmiths trade. This is your chance to support the vanguard of this vibrant transformation of an age old craft. It is ideally suited to practical and sculptural applications with its tactility, strength, freedom in design and durability.

Be part of it and have Will create some iron with personality for you.

Like Will’s work on Instagram to follow the latest projects.

 

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Porous and Quivering – supporting Ukraine

April 6, 2022

Exhibition opening Saturday the 9th 2-4pm of April at Traffic Jam Galleries, Sydney. Porous and quivering is a quote from philosopher Jane Bennett referring to the vitality of metal. She describes how the microstructure of metal is far from internally uniform, made of mostly curved-edge and irregular polyhedra, loose atoms, voids and cracks. These metal […]

Winner of Newcastle Show sculpture prize 2022

March 8, 2022

An abstract sculpture by Will has been selected as the winner of the sculpture section at the 2022 Newcastle Show. The works, called ‘Brick forms’ incorporated hand forged steel elements combined with carved ‘convict bricks’ in such as way as to bring visual life to these commonly considered inert materials. The Judges were Ahn Wells […]

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