At the Galleries

Amateurs shine at Design in Wood exhibit

Monday, 18 October 2010 00:00

54_atg_aThe San Diego Fine Woodworkers Association held its 29th Design in Wood exhibition June 12-July 5, co-sponsored by the San Diego County Fair and the 22nd District Agricultural Association. What is considered to be the largest woodworking exhibition in the country, this year's juried exhibit featured more than 350 pieces and a total attendance of about 2.3 million.



Newcomers shine at Midwest juried show

Monday, 13 September 2010 00:00

56_midwestshow_01The 27th annual Northern Woods Exhibition, sponsored by the Minnesota Woodworkers Guild, was recently held at the Southdale Center in Edina, Minn. The juried show included 67 pieces from 55 professional and amateur makers.



‘Fly by night’ artist wows at Boston show

Monday, 16 August 2010 00:00

54_fly_01Furniture maker Jenna Goldberg recently had her second solo exhibition, which ran through July 16, at Boston's Gallery NAGA. Her cabinets, tables and vanities are recognized for a combination of craftsmanship, carving and painting. Her six-week show, "Wallflower," was three years in the making and coincidentally coincided with the annual Furniture Society conference held across the Charles River at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Mass.



Maine school faculty show their stuff

Monday, 14 June 2010 00:00

55_maine_01"New Work by Faculty," an exhibition of fine furniture and sculpture, will open June 14 at the Messler Gallery of the Center for Furniture Craftsmanship in Rockport, Maine. The exhibition runs through Sept. 10. The 25 artists represented in this exhibition are drawn from the internationally diverse instructors at the Center for Furniture Craftsmanship.



‘Bold’ students to hold first exhibition

Monday, 17 May 2010 00:00

54_atg_1An exhibition of "Current Student Work" by participants in the Center for Furniture Craftsmanship's nine-month comprehensive program is on display through May 27 at the Messler Gallery in Rockport, Maine. The 11 students who began the course in September come from diverse backgrounds, including furniture design, instrument making and automotive technology. For many of them, this exhibition is the first opportunity to see their work in a professional setting.



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