Brian Clarke is a Artist Metalsmith who has been running his own studio in Co. Wicklow, Ireland, since 1973. Having studied metal- and silversmithing techniques in Dublin, Paris and the UK, he embarked on a long career of commissions, private silversmithing work, sculptural pieces and research. His work is held in many collections, including in the National Museum of Ireland, in Dublin and the National Museum of Decorative Arts in Collins Barracks, Dublin.
Brian runs regular Saturday classes at his fully equipped workshop in Ballinaclash, Co. Wicklow, catering to all levels from beginners to experts. Under Brian’s guidance you can learn all the skills and techniques of silversmithing, or work on specific projects of your own. During the summer months Brian also runs a series of longer masterclasses focusing on specific techniques. Click below for more information: