'Maine Wood 2018' at the Messler Gallery

Jan 11, 2018
'Orchard Table' by David Boyle

Rockport — 'Maine Wood 2018' opens at the Messler Gallery at the Center for Furniture Craftsmanship on Friday, Jan. 19, 2018. The opening reception and awards ceremony will be held that evening, from 5 to 7 p.m.

'Maine Wood' is a juried, biennial exhibition designed to showcase the breadth, creativity, and excellence of Maine’s woodworking community. For 2018 the Center received 91 submissions from 47 Maine artists and artisans.

Furniture makers in the show include Melinda Aste, Portland; Nick Barboza, Hamden; David Boyle, Bath; William Francis Brown, Camden; Saer T. Huston, Kennebunkport; Aled Lewis, Rockport; Heide Martin, Appleton; Jeremy Porter, Rockland; Libby Schrum, Camden; and Michaela Crie Stone, Rockport.

Sculptors, turners, carvers, marquetarians, lamp makers, and kayak builders are Clara Cohan, Cape Elizabeth; Jim Macdonald, Burnham; Rob Macks, Jefferson; Jonathan Moro, Rockport; Julie Morringello, Stonington; Malcolm Ray, Damariscotta; Karina Steel, Camden; John Tomaszewski, Wells; and Jacques Vesery, Damariscotta.

Over $2,000 in donated prizes from corporate sponsors will be awarded at the opening reception.





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