Darren Fisher is a silversmith, furniture maker, and sculptor residing in Montclair, NJ. He received his BA in Environmental Geography with a Minor in Fine Arts, concentration in Fine Art Metals and Sculpture from Millersville University, Lancaster, PA. He was named Resident Artist at Arrowmont School of Art and Craft in Gatlinburg, TN, where he spent a year working in his studio developing a body of work and teaching in the community. After the residency, he worked for Fine Architectural Metalsmiths as their Sculptor/Moldmaker and the assistant to the blacksmith. In the past, Darren has taught the Forging Non-Ferrous Metals workshop at Peter’s Valley Craft Education Center in Layton, NJ. He currently supervises the Jewelry and Sculpture Studios at New Jersey City University in Jersey City, NJ.
Darren Fisher’s current work is investigating sculptural furniture combining the skills learned through an apprenticeship with Hungarian Cabinetmakers and his forging of intricate parts in silversmithing. His work is shown around the country and is a part of several private collections.