Adam Whitney

Adam Whitney is a Metalsmith who focuses on raising along with chasing and repousse. These traditional silversmithing techniques allow Adam to form flat sheet metal into seamless dimensional sculptures and hollowware. Adam enjoys exploring the possibilities of his craft and finds inspiration in historical and ancient metalwork. His studio is currently located at Penland School of Crafts where he is a Resident Artist until 2023. When not in his studio Adam travels for various projects and to teach workshops, bringing his passion for metalsmithing to wherever he goes. Adam received his BFA in Crafts / Materials Studies from Virginia Commonwealth University where he concentrated in metalsmithing. He has worked as a bench jeweler,  studio coordinator, taught Jewelry Design at Raffles College in Kuala Lumpur, and is currently a full time studio artist.