Instructors & Staff

Aram Nigoghossian
Aram NigoghossianArtist In Residence
The first time Aram struck hot steel was at a Discovery Day class at Adam’s Forge and that one hit changed the trajectory of his life. Aram comes from…
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Reymundo Jose-Maria De La Luz Torres Torrez Lopez
Reymundo Jose-Maria De La Luz Torres Torrez LopezInstructor
Hobbies-black powder horn maker, pre 1840 fur trade era, re-enactor, indian powwows…
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Amanda Kazarian
Amanda KazarianInstructor
Amanda Kazarian, one of our most dedicated instructors, grew up in the San Gabriel Valley of Southern California. She attended the Art…
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Becky Schimpff
Becky SchimpffInstructor
Becky has been involved with blacksmithing at Adam’s Forge since 2013. Becky teaches classes, participates in…
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Gary Standke
Gary StandkeInstructor
I started blacksmithing in 1995 while volunteering to restore the Santa Susanna Railroad Depot. They needed…
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