Darlys Ewoldt

Darlys specializes in metal forming and patination techniques in her sculpture and objects. She lives and works in Chicago and teaches metalsmithing, design and patination nationally and internationally.


  • Indiana University - M.F.A.
  • Drake University - B.F.A.


Sculpture, metalsmithing, jewelry design and fabrication



Exhibition highlights:

  • Recent Works, SOFA/Chicago, K. Allen Gallery, Chicago, IL - 2017
  • Structure and Form, Gravers Lane Gallery, Philadelphia, PA - 2015
  • Behold Modern Metal Vessels, Lillstreet Art Center, Chicago, IL - 2015
  • Metalsmithing Today: The Vessel, Alden B. Dow Museum of Science and Art, Midland, MI - 2014
  • On the Surface: Outward Appearances. Strohl Art Center, Chautauqua, NY - 2014

Other interests and inspirations:

Traveling, gardening, enjoying the company of her two Papillon dogs

Publication highlights:

  • Stankard, Paul, Studio Craft as Career
  • Vessels, pub. Lark Books
  • Runfola, Matthew, Patina

Darlys's teaching style:

She enjoys working individually with students, helping each develop their personal creative aspirations.

Darlys loves EAC because . . .

The students have a wide range of interests and backgrounds, and the interactions and discussions in class are enjoyable and informative for everyone.

Node Highlight
3d blue sculpture, formed of rings of metal
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