Associations
 
We are members of The Association for Living History, Farm, and Agricultural Museums (ALFHAM), the Artist-Blacksmith's Association of North America (ABANA) and the Blacksmiths' Guild of the Potomac.  
 
We also serve periodically as a blacksmith (Jeff) and as historical interpreters (both Caitlin and Jeff) at George Washington's Mount Vernon Estate and Gardens and Claude Moore Colonial Farm.
 
Recent Photography Honors


"After the Wedding Photos" was selected for the juried "Culture" exhibition at the Darkroom Gallery in February 2016.

 
"Wetland Reflections" was honored with 1st place honors in the Garden View category of the 2014 Photography Contest for Washington Gardener magazine. 
 
Various photos of Lee Sauder's smelting process from the August 2014 ABANA national conference was included in the October issue of The VOICE, the newsletter of the Blacksmith Organization of Arkansas (BOA)
 
 
“Helping Hands” was included in the American Horticultural Society’s 2013-2014 Membership Brochure.
 
“Sugar Cookies” was displayed in “Feast” exhibition at Darkroom Gallery, November 2013.



“Autumn Reflections” was awarded 1st place, Garden Views, Washington Gardener Magazine 2013 Photography Contest.
“Autumn Reflections” was awarded Honorable Mention and exhibited at Signs of Life Gallery, November 2013, and Ambiente Gallerie, December 2013. 
Various butterfly photographs were used by the Mount Vernon Gazette in “Butterfly Study Inspires Montessori School Students”, November 2013.
 “Dogwood” was named as a “Finalist” and displayed at the 2013 Celebrate Fairfax Festival Photo Contest


“Thistle” was awarded Honorable Mention for “Roots and Buds” and juried into the Friends of Claude Moore Park Photography Expo, October 2013.
“Autumn Reflections” was awarded 3rd place for “Natural Landscapes” and juried into the Friends of Claude Moore Park Photography Expo, October 2013.

 “Green Frog” was awarded Honorable Mention in Huntley Meadows Park 2010 Photography Contest.

“Tulips” and “Yellow Tulips” was included in “The Gardeners of America 2014 Garden Calendar”.


“Crocus” was included in “The Gardeners of America 2013 Garden Calendar”.
“Williamsburg Garden” was awarded 2nd place, Garden Views, Washington Gardener Magazine 2010 Photography Contest,
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