Jeff Fetty Designs, Inc.

Sculptural/Architectural Commissions - selected

Homer Hickam, Huntsville, Alabama
Kathy Mattea, Nashville, Tennessee
Maya Angelou, Pembroke, Massachusetts
Dr. Shoichiro Toyoda, Toyota City, Aichi Prefecture, Japan
First United Methodist Church - Gates of Heaven, Clarksburg, West Virginia
West Virginia Department of Natural Resources, Charleston, West Virginia
President Bill Clinton, The White House, Washington, DC
Elizabethan Globe Theatre, London, England
Yves Saint Laurent, Paris, France
Tom Clancy, Huntingtown, Maryland
Jon Bon Jovi, Redbank, New Jersey
Rosemary Verey, Gloucestershire, England
National Ornamental Metal Museum, Memphis, Tennessee
Bank of America, Newark, Delaware
Governor Gaston Caperton, Governor's Mansion, Charleston, West Virginia
Ernest Boch, Martha's Vineyard, Edgartown, Massachusetts
Maryland Casualty Insurance Company, Baltimore, Maryland
Professor Yupeng Pan, Fudan University, Shanghai, China
Figge International, Cleveland, Ohio
Pierre Guidoni, Paris, France
Peter Hornbeck, Boston, Massachusetts
Thomasville Public Library, Thomasville, Georgia
Women and Children's Hospital, Charleston, West Virginia
Sir Phillip Naylor-Leyland, Peterborough, England
Dr. Fritz Otti, Vienna, Austria
Grand Valley State University, Allendale, Michigan

Selected Exhibitions

2013 New Directions, Fayetteville, West Virginia
2011 From Fire to Form, West Virginia Wesleyan College, Buckhannon, West Virginia
2009 In the Garden, Callen McJunkin Gallery, Charleston, West Virginia
2009 Sculpture for the Garden Exhibition, Grovewood Gallery, Asheville, NC
2005 Forging Ahead: Contemporary American Blacksmiths, Museum of Art, Louisville, Kentucky
2005 For the Love of Flowers, Kentucky Museum of Art and Design, Louisville, Kentucky
2004 American Craft Council Southeastern Region Spotlight, Charleston, West Virginia
2004 Retratos/Portraits: Photographs from Mexico, Randolph Co. Arts Center, Elkins, West Virginia
2003 City of Charlottesville, Art in Place-Permanent Exhibit, Charlottesville, Virginia
2003 Appalachian Corridors, Sunrise Museum, Clay Center, Charleston, West Virginia
2003 DinnerWorks, Louisville Visual Arts Association, Louisville, Kentucky
2002 Spread the Word, Museum in the Community, Huntington, West Virginia
2002 Art in Bloom, Boar's Head Inn, Charlottesville, Virginia
2002 Contemporary Blacksmithing, Ice House Gallery, Berkeley Springs, West Virginia
2001 Rare Tree and Plants Garden Sculpture, Hidden Hills, Jeffersonville, Indiana
2000 Hammer and Hand, Wheeling Artisan Center, Wheeling, West Virginia
2001/1999/95/93/91/89 West Virginia Juried Exhibition, Cultural Center Charleston, West Virginia
1994 Old Paths, New Directions, Perry House Galleries, Alexandria, Virginia 1993 Art Miami, International Art Exposition, Miami Beach, Florida 1993 Stein Gallery, Los Angeles, California 1993 Naples Art Gallery, Naples, Florida
1993 Callen McJunkin Gallery, Charleston, West Virginia
1993 Human Powered Art Exhibition, Center for Alternate Transportation, Eugene, Oregon
1992 Soho International Competition, Certificate of Excellence Award, Montserrat Gallery, New York
1992 Down the Garden Path, Contemporary Craft Gallery, Portland, Oregon
1991 Wrought from Nature, Callen McJunkin Gallery, Charleston, West Virginia, Solo Exhibition
1990 Metalsmith, Boarman Arts Center, Martinsburg, West Virginia
1990 Made By Hand, Charleston National Bank, Charleston, West Virginia
1989/87/86/85 Exhibition 280, Huntington Museum of Art, Huntington, West Virginia
1989 The Art of the Blacksmith: Jeff Fetty, Parkersburg Art Center, Parkersburg, West Virginia, Solo Exhibition

Publications and Recognitions

2012     Distinguished West Virginian Award, the State of West Virginia
2012     Metal Design International, Verlag Hephaistos Publishing House
2009 Edgar Brandt, Master of Art Deco Ironwork, Joan Kahr, Harry N. Abrams, Inc. Revised Edition (contributing photographer)
2009 From Fire To Form, Sculpture from the Modern Blacksmith and Metalsmith, Mathew S. Clarke, Schiffer Publications, Ltd.
2007 Ironwork: Dynamic Details, Dona Z. Meilach, Schiffer Publication, Ltd.
2006 Tamarack Foundation Lifetime Achievement Award
2006 Ironwork Today, Inside and Out, Dona Z. Meilach, Schiffer Publication, Ltd.
2004 Lives Shaped by Steel, Celebrating East Coast Outdoor Metal Artists, Nancy B. Zastrow, Copper Heron Productions
2004 West Virginia, 24/7, Rick Smolan, DK Publishing (photography)
2003 Fireplace Accessories, Dona Z. Meilach, Schiffer Publication, Ltd.
2002 Architectural Ironwork, Dona Z. Meilach, Schiffer Publication, Ltd.
2001 West Virginia Artist Fellowship Award
2001-2007 Articles, Anvil's Ring, Appalachian Blacksmith Association Newsletter

Teaching and Demonstrations

2006 Photographing Our Surroundings, 21st Century Leaning Center, Grantsville, West Virginia
2006 The Art of Portraits, PATCH 21, Spencer, West Virginia
2006 Featured demonstrator, Southern Ohio Forge and Anvil, Troy Ohio
2005 The Business of Art, Mountain Made Foundation, Clay Center, Charleston, West Virginia
2004 Hammering Out Commissions, American Craft Council Southeastern Regional Conference, Tamarack , Best of West Virginia , Beckley, West Virginia
2004 Hammering Out Commissions, MountainMade Foundation, Thomas, West Virginia
1984-1996 Beginning Blacksmithing Classes, Cedar Lakes Craft Center, Ripley, West Virginia

Conferences Attended

2014 Artist Blacksmith Association of North America Conference,Harrington, Delaware
2006 Artist Blacksmith Association of North America Conference, Seattle, Washington
2002 Artist Blacksmith Association of North America Conference, La Crosse, Wisconsin
2001 Ferronnerie d' Art Conference, Arels sur Tech, France
2000 Artist Blacksmith Association of North America Conference, Flagstaff, Arizona
1999 Czech Blacksmith Conference, Castle Helfstyn, Prerov, Czech Republic
1998 Artist Blacksmith Association of North America Conference, Ashville, North Carolina
1997 Italian Artist Blacksmith Conference, Stia, Italy
1986 First World Congress of Artist-Blacksmiths, Aachen, Germany

Synopsis of Related Non-Profit Experience

2008 Founder, Chestnut Ridge Artist Colony, Spencer, West Virginia
2002-2005 Member, statewide planning committee of WV Commission on the Arts
1996-2003 Tamarack Advisory Board
1997 Member, Rotary International Group Study Exchange Team to Egypt
1996 West Virginia Trails Advisory Board (Appointment by Gov. Gaston Caperton)
1995 Citizen of the Year, Roane County Chamber of Commerce, Spencer, West Virginia
1994-97 Board Member, West Virginia Mountain Bike Association
1994 Founder, Tour de Lake Mountain Bike Race
1981-83 President, Appalachian Blacksmith Association
1977 Founding Member, Appalachian Blacksmith Association