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Artist Statement

I am a furniture maker and sculptor influenced by traditional and contemporary design. My focus is to make quality pieces of art that are functional yet decorative. Primarily, I manipulate wood, steel, concrete, and stone to produce works that are of heirloom quality and built to last generations.

Education

Graduated from Indiana University of Pennsylvania with a Bachelor of Science degree in Interior Design with an emphasis on Furniture Design and Construction (1994) and completed graduate coursework at Murray State University (2002-2003).

Exhibitions

77th Annual National Juried Exhibit 2012, Cooperstown Art Association, Cooperstown, New York…

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  • Joined May 21, 2012

About

Artist Statement

I am a furniture maker and sculptor influenced by traditional and contemporary design. My focus is to make quality pieces of art that are functional yet decorative. Primarily, I manipulate wood, steel, concrete, and stone to produce works that are of heirloom quality and built to last generations.

Education

Graduated from Indiana University of Pennsylvania with a Bachelor of Science degree in Interior Design with an emphasis on Furniture Design and Construction (1994) and completed graduate coursework at Murray State University (2002-2003).

Exhibitions

77th Annual National Juried Exhibit 2012, Cooperstown Art Association, Cooperstown, New York.

Lancaster County Art Association National Juried Exhibition 2012, Strasburg, Pennsylvania.

Focus: Exploring Our Regional Sense of Place, Juried Exhibition 2012, The Butternut Gallery, Montrose, Pennsylvania.

*17th Annual Wildlife Festival 2007, Chamber of Commerce, Pelham, Georgia. First prize, wood category.

*It’s About Time Clock Contest, as featured in Wood Magazine November 2000, Issue 128. Third place.

*Excellence in Craftsmanship Contest, as featured in American Woodworker Magazine April 1994, Issue 37. Finalist.

*denotes award received

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