Company "Wrought Iron Art LTD" was founded in august, 1996 as a creative studio for artistic forging and design.
||One of the creators Oleg Shyshkin is an architect by profession and in a short time, just in three years made his studio one of the best in Canada.
Having enormous experience as a designer and artist-blacksmith in his homeland Ukraine (historical part of Kiev, museum of national poetess L. Ukrainky in Kiev, history museum in Kishinev, Moldova etc.) Oleg naturally imported old European traditions of artistic forging to North American continent. From this cultural conglomeration in which distinctly displayed tendency of French Art Nouveau and tendency of American Art Deco, elaborated own, personal style, in which without any mistake anybody could recognize unrepeatable hand of an author.
His originality from everybody else has intrigued clients, and before receiving their order, clients rush to order more and more. This is the way that many interiors created, decided in one artistic manner, evoked by one artistic work from metal, but most often clients order elaboration of an object in full
For example, beginning with an architectural part; gates, fences, elements of facade, fences of inside and outside railings. As well as objects of functional accessories such as lanterns, chandeliers, fire place accessories also furniture, sculptures and small works in decorative genre.
On its own the workshop solves all of the questions starting from artistic conception and ending with a finishing product. Every work is "one-of-a-kind", which confirms authors originality.
Today Oleg Shyshkin is a member of many artistic associations such as Artist Blacksmiths Association of North America,British Artist Blacksmiths Association and also he is a Intern Member of the Association of Registered Interior Designers of Ontario.
It occurs that Oleg as a sculptor and architect created art works that undoubted brightens artistic individualism.
Today the reputation of this studio is highly recognized. Almost all of the projects were done in most prestigious areas of Toronto. Clients of Oleg are amongst of the wealthiest people in Toronto.
Masters like Oleg bring at prestige profession of artist-blacksmith. Ones people have seen Oleg`s works they will look at metal differently.