Benjamin Baker is a Metalsmith from southern Ohio that recived His BFA in metalsmithing at Southern Illinois University in 2019. In the fall of 2018 he studied abroad at HDK Steneby in Dals Landged, Sweden. He started working with metal at the age of fourteen when he learned to weld and quickly fell in love with the material. He currently works with jewelry and blacksmithing and can’t decide which one he likes better.

Outside of the studio he enjoys rock climbing, camping, reading and cooking. 


Education: 2019 BFA Southern Illinois University


2018 Variations, Nya Magasinet, Dals Langed, Sweden

2018 Variations, Not quite, Fengersfors, Sweden

November, 2019 Vegetal Vessels, SIU Design Gallery, Carbondale Illinois

December, 2019 Senior Exhibition, Siu Surplus Gallery, Carbondale Illinois