John Huckins

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Gender Male
Industry Arts
Location Portland, Maine, United States
Introduction John Huckins is a Maine based artist who uses the techniques and materials 
of metalsmithing to make his work. Huckins grew up in rural New Hampshire,
 moving to Portland, Maine where he received a BFA in Metalsmithing and 
Jewelry from Maine College of Art. Currently huckins is working toward his MFA degree at SUNY New Paltz. Much of the energy and attitude of Huckins’ work and temperament stems from his dedication to Craft. His work is inspired by objects from his past. Through his interest in craft and metalsmithing, Huckins makes work that honors the history of lineage and the practice of metalsmithing tactically and with a sensitivity to these histories he passionately aligns himself with. Huckins work has been shown nationally in exhibitions including the 2011 Craft Forms exhibition at the Wayne Art Center, and the 2012 Crafts National at the Mulvane Art Museum at Washburn University, Topeka, Kansas. for more information con act John at JohnWHuckins@gmail.com