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Crysten Nesseth

Recent college grad, Crysten Nesseth, is an artist who puts her imagination to work on giant piles of scrap metal from her dad’s business.  She cuts, welds and fabricates and the results are all sorts of animals and figures.


Marty Hicks

Marty Hicks is a professional metals artist from St. Paul Minnesota.  His work, both sculptural and functional, ranges from sculptures to furniture to home accents to jewelry.  Here at Brickyard, we have his hook racks, candleabras and his wineracks.  Marty welcomes custom orders.

Bernhard Heer


Bernhard Heer began his apprenticeship in metal fabricating at age fifteen at Engelberg Monastery in his native Switzerland. Bernhard began his own artistic career in shops in Germany and Switzerland. In 1976 he moved to the United States, setting up shop in northwestern Wisconsin. He works on many commissions doing a variety of hand-forged ironwork, including railings, gates, chandeliers, fireplace tools and sculptures in styles from traditional to contemporary. Recently, he has focused on casting bronze sculpture.

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