Currently on Display:
Art From the Lathe
Bringing Hawai'i Home
Recent acquisitions from the Collection of
Hawai'i is home to beautiful woods and many talented woodturners and carvers. This show, comprised of stunning traditional pieces donated by Martha Saul in memory of her husband William, features work by Robert Hamada, Jack Straka, Louise Parks, and Dan De Luz.
Also on exhibit:
Around the Hus
Also on display: vintage and reproduction lathes from the Viking era to the late 1700s.
See live demonstrations of woodturning from 12-3 on the third Sunday of each month!
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Although all pieces on exhibit have been at least partially created on a lathe, the diversity of techniques, subjects, materials and ideas of each artist keeps each exhibit fresh and engaging.
The Gallery of Wood Art also features educational exhibits, a display of vintage lathes, and a gallery gift store offering turned items, books and DVDs.
The Gallery of Wood Art is sponsored by the American Association of Woodturners and has received additional assistance from the Saint Paul Cultural STAR program and the Minnesota State Arts Board.
About the American Association of Woodturners
To find out more about the AAW, visit their website: www.woodturner.org
Members of the AAW include professionals, amateurs, gallery owners, collectors, and wood and tool suppliers. The AAW publishes American Woodturner, sponsors the world's largest woodturning symposium, hosts an active online member's forum, and provides educational grants, insurance and more to its members. The AAW is dedicated to providing information and support to its members and others through publications, DVDs and more.
The over 300 local chapters of the AAW provide instruction, fellowship and networking for turners at all levels.
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