Gabriel Craig and Amy Weiks are a Detroit-based artist team who have collaborated part-time since 2007. Craig is a nationally renowned metalsmith, writer and craft activist who has exhibited his studio work at such venues as the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston in Houston, TX, the Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington, D.C., and Museum of Contemporary Craft in Portland, OR. His critical writing has appeared in various craft publications including Metalsmith, American Craft, and Surface Design Journal. Amy Weiks is an artist with an interdisciplinary studio craft practice rooted in photography, printmaking, metalsmithing and domestic crafts. Her work has also been exhibited throughout the United States including exhibitions at the Bellevue Arts Museum in Bellevue, WA, the National Ornamental Metal Museum in Memphis, TN, and most recently a solo exhibition at Velvet da Vinci Gallery in San Francisco, CA. From 2009-10 Craig and Weiks held a residency at the Houston Center for Contemporary Craft. Together they are the owners of Smith Shop, a dynamic metalworking studio in Detroit. Craig and Weiks also maintain active individual artistic careers in addition to their collaborative work. Craig received his BFA from Western Michigan University and his MFA from Virginia Commonwealth University. Weiks earned her BFA from Western Michigan University and her MFA from Cranbrook Academy of Art.