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University of central Arkansas Echo Newspaper

“…Hardin functioned during the pour as the president of The FEmale Foundry (a play on iron’s symbol in the periodic table: Fe), a nonprofit she is starting focused on bringing the metal arts to Arkansas and making connections with other universities with active metal programs such as University of Wisconsin and University of Kentucky….””

Written by Timothy Morrison // October 19th, 2018

March 11th iron crew

Harnisch Foundation/Awesome without borders grant post

“…After visiting and pouring and creating connections with other female iron casters at iron conferences around the USA, Sylvia was inspired by their struggles to create a feminist foundry in Arkansas. This Awesome Without Borders grant will go toward the basic costs of building an iron furnace…”

September 24th, 2018