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 ÔÇô M.F.A.
  • Drake University ÔÇô B.F.A.


Sculpture, metalsmithing, jewelry design and fabrication



Exhibition highlights:

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

DarlysÔÇÖs 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.

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