‘New Work by Faculty’ at Messler Gallery – Knox County VillageSoup

ROCKPORT – The Center for Furniture Craftsmanship’s annual exhibition “New Work by Faculty” runs through Wednesday, September 7 at the school’s Messler Gallery, 25 Mill St. The 24 carpenters, designers and artists represented are leaders in the fields of furniture making and design, woodturning, marquetry and sculpture.

“What an introduction to college! This collection illustrates the myriad ways wood can be used in functional and decorative works while demonstrating the creativity and expertise of our faculty and staff. As my first show since joining, the quality of the work sets the bar very high and reinforces everything I’ve learned about the talented group we have here at CFC,” said the center’s new general manager, Matt Hoggle. .

Boxes by Adrian Ferrazzutti.

Exhibitors from across the United States and Canada include: Nick Agar (Brooklet, Ga.), John Bryan (North Yarmouth, Maine), John Cameron (Gloucester, Mass.), Rob Chamberlin (Kalamazoo, Mich.), Aaron Fedarko (Camden, Maine), Adrian Ferrazzutti (Guelph, ON), Mark Gardner (Saluda, NC), Garrett Hack (Thetford Center, Vt.), Reed Hansuld (Brooklyn, NY), Beth Ireland (St. Petersburg, Fla. ), Rob Hiza (Rockland, Maine), Katie Kilanowski (San Francisco, California), Yuri Kobayashi (Camden, Maine), James Macdonald in collaboration with Lucky Platt (Burnham, Maine), Freddy Huaman Mallqui (Erie, Pennsylvania), Matt McLaughlin (Rockland, Maine), Jeff Miller (Chicago, Illinois), Erica Moody (Waldoboro, Maine), Osamu Sassa (Camden, Maine), Malcolm Ray (Damariscotta, Maine), Libby Schrum (Camden, Maine), Ken Wise ( Brunswick, Maine), Chelsea Witt (Cinnaminson, NJ).

The Center for Furniture Craftsmanship is a year-round nonprofit school that offers courses in furniture craftsmanship and related arts, such as carving and woodturning. For more information, call 207-594-5611, email [email protected], or visit woodschool.org. Messler Gallery is open Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Chessboard “Reigning Cats and Dogs” by James Macdonald and Lucky Platt.

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