About the artist
Travis Emmen is a blacksmith artisan from New Plymouth, Idaho and was and raised in Idaho. He started welding when he was 20 years old for a company in the semiconductor manufacturing market. He uses the training and technical skills he gained from working to create high quality and finely crafted art and products. While he studied various art and craft classes in junior high and high school, it was blacksmithing that grabbed his attention most. He enjoys the challenge of working with metal and is in awe of the many ways one can manipulate metal.