An interview with Columbia Fire & Iron's Mallory Battista

Dec 27, 2018

Columbia Fire & Iron is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose mission it is to cultivate and serve the growing community of blacksmiths and metal artists in Central and Eastern Washington, Northern Idaho, and Western Montana. They host a variety of events, demonstrations, classes and "hammer-ins," and are the recent recipient of a $10,000 grant from Spokane Arts to expand their outreach and education programs. More information about Columbia Fire and Iron can be found on their website: You can learn about Spokane Arts and their upcoming artist grant opportunities at