Douglas E. Wilson

Master blacksmith and 2016 Craft Apprentice Program (CAP) master artist Doug Wilson’s work has been included in numerous national exhibitions and publications. He has been a demonstrator at national and international blacksmithing conferences including six National Conferences for the Artist Blacksmith’s Association of North America (ABANA). He is the founder of the Colby College Blacksmithing Jan Plan Program and continues to teach at nationally renowned craft schools including the Haystack Mountain School of Crafts and the Penland School of Crafts.

2020 MCA Master Artist Award Recipient

The Maine Crafts Association (MCA), a statewide non-profit organization promoting the work of Maine’s craft artists, has named blacksmith artist Douglas E. Wilson of Little Deer Isle, Maine as the 2020 recipient of the MCA Master Craft Artist Award. The award recognizes Wilson’s outstanding body of work, his dedication to craft organizations, passion for arts in education, and a long-time commitment to sharing his craft with young people.

Douglas E Wilson, recipient of the MCA Master Craft Artist Award

Dousglas E Wilson, recipient of the MCA Master Craft Artist Award